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Five hundred years of nautical science, 1400-1900

International Reunion for the History of Nautical Science and Hydrography (3rd 1979 National Maritime Museum)

Five hundred years of nautical science, 1400-1900

proceedings of the Third International Reunion for the History of Nautical Science and Hydrography held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 24-28 September 1979

by International Reunion for the History of Nautical Science and Hydrography (3rd 1979 National Maritime Museum)

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Published by The Museum in Greenwich, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval art and science -- Congresses.,
  • Navigation -- Congresses.,
  • Hydrographic surveying -- Congresses.,
  • Naval architecture -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Other titles500 years of nautical science, 1400-1900.
    Statementedited by Derek Howse.
    ContributionsHowse, Derek., National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsV7 .I65 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 408 p. :
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2616791M
    ISBN 100905555554
    LC Control Number85181890

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