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    Re: Bowditch
    From: Heather Power
    Date: 2000 Nov 11, 3:45 PM

    The 1995 edition of The American Practical Navigator by Bowditch is
    available as a series of Adobe Acrobat Reader files at
    http://164.214.12.145/pubs/.
    
    =Ian
    
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From- Navigation Mailing List
    > [mailto:NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM]On Behalf Of Gordon J. Talge
    > Sent: 09 November 2000 05:03
    > To: NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM
    > Subject: Bowditch
    >
    >
    > Bowditch for Celestial Navigation.
    >
    > Get an older copy of Bowditch. I have a copy of Vol I 1977
    > and Vol II 1975. The new edition of Bowditch, I believe 1995,
    > has a lot of the celestial stuff stripped out.
    >
    > In NO way pay over about maybe $15.00 a volume. $125 is outrageous.
    >
    > I also saw a 1966 one volume edition of Bowditch at the Book
    > Baron in Fullerton for $95.00. I went down the road to
    > a little store called The Book Fair  in the next town over
    > and got the exact same book for $15.00!
    >
    > The Book Baron in Anaheim has a lot of Duttons circa 1950s
    > for about $7.00 to $10.00. Not a bad book either.
    >
    > Bowdich from about 1938 on is a very common book I have seen
    > it in several used book stores for $10.00 to $25.00
    >
    > Also check http://www.abe.com the advanced book exchange on the net.
    >
    > -- Gordon
    >
    >
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