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    Re: How did Sumner navigate in 1837?
    From: Richard Irvine
    Date: 2003 May 16, 17:41 +0200

    "Line of Position Navigation:  Sumner and Saint-Hilaire: the two pillars of
    modern Celestial Navigation", by Michel Vanvaerenbergh and Peter Ifland
    
    For those interested in the book "Line of Position Navigation:  Sumner and
    Saint-Hilaire: the two pillars of modern Celestial Navigation", by Michel
    Vanvaerenbergh and Peter Ifland, the following links may help:
    
    http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1588320685/qid%3D1053098805/sr%3D11-1
    /ref%3Dsr%5F11%5F1/102-4903808-1709723
    
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/1588320685/qid%3D1053098857/026-449
    7547-5552457
    
    Also available from
    http://bookshop.blackwell.co.uk/bobuk/scripts/welcome.jsp
    by doing a full search and specifying ISBN 1588320685
    
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: George Huxtable [mailto:george{at}HUXTABLE.U-NET.COM]
    > Sent: Friday, May 16, 2003 4:40 PM
    > To: NAVIGATION-L{at}listserv.webkahuna.com
    > Subject: Re: How did Sumner navigate in 1837?
    >
    >
    > Jim Thompson asked some interesting questions about the
    > Sumner line, which
    > have been well answered by Herbert Prinz.
    >
    > I wonder if he is aware that a book has just appeared, title "Line of
    > Position Navigation:  Sumner and Saint-Hilaire: the two
    > pillars of modern
    > Celestial Navigation", by Michel Vanvaerenbergh and Peter
    > Ifland. Ifland is
    > the author of that wonderful book on navigational
    > instruments, "Taking the
    > Stars"
    >
    > I haven't seen the new book yet, but hope to soon. It's published by
    > Unlimited Publishing  LLC. It includes a reprint of the
    > entire 1843 first
    > edition of Sumner's book, and translations of two articles by
    > St Hilaire.
    >
    > George Huxtable
    >
    > ================================================================
    > contact George Huxtable by email at
    > george---.u-net.com, by phone at
    > 01865 820222 (from outside UK, +44 1865 820222), or by mail at 1 Sandy
    > Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    > ================================================================
    >
    
    
    

       
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