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    DescriptionA hitherto untold true story of English 17th century scientific infighting and political intrigue which was responsible for the deaths of thousands of Negro slaves and resulted in the infamous 'Shovell' disaster of 1707 and loss of 2000 English seamen. Isaac Newton's unknown secret invention of 1696 - Edmond Halley's determination of longitude on the high seas in 1699 - Christopher Wren's 1714 blackmail cipher - and a great deal more packed into 268 pages.


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    Title
    Astronomical Minds
    Subtitle
    The True Longitude Story
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Edward Gerrard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 268
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 398 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780955643903
    ISBN 10: 0955643902
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25590
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T18.3
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    BISAC V2.8: TRA008000, BIO006000, SCI004000
    BIC subject category V2: BTH
    DC22: 527.209032
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Samos Books
    Imprint name
    Samos Books
    Publication date
    01 October 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Scotland