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    Re: Marine chronometer by Gould
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2007 Nov 6, 19:35 -0500

    Dear George,
    Thank you for your prompt reply
    > I wonder whether Alex read my note, which said-
    > "Anyone interested in the history of
    > navigation should have Gould's book. He
    > was the man who got the four Harrison clocks back
    Yes, George I read that message of yours.
    (I afraid I missed the hint that you
    actually have your own copy:-)
    > It has clear diagrams of all sorts
    > of shapes and sizes of movements.
    Sounds encouraging.
    > He provides a good account of the longitude problem,
    > and offers a much more
    > sober account of the Shovell
    > business than Sobel does.
    This is something I read SO many times, that I think
    I don't need another "good account".
    > But I can add a list of chapter headings,
    Thanks a lot. That is really the thing I was asking.
    > He includes lots of diagrams of these motions,
    > drawn simply and clearly.
    > Somehow, I think Alex will find that his
    > $50 have been well spent.
    Sounds convincing. I buy the book now.
    Thanks a lot.
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