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    Re: Two books on Sextants.
    From: Nicol�s de Hilster
    Date: 2008 Dec 15, 09:58 +0100

    George Huxtable wrote:
    > The second work on sextants isn't out yet, but is promised for February. 
    > It's "Sextants at Greenwich", by W F J Morzer-Bruyns, and will be published 
    > by Oxford University Press, hardback, 336 pages. Willem has been working at 
    > Greenwich on their sextant collection for a couple of years, since retiring 
    > from the Amsterdam Maritime Museum. It's the biggest and best collection in 
    > the World, and Willem is well qualified to tackle it, describing each 
    > object. I'm looking forward to its appearance, but (here's the bad news) the 
    > publisher's price is �120, so I may have to read it in a library.
    >
    >   
     From Willem I understood that OUP offers the book with a 20% discount 
    until 30 march, so for �96 ex shipment (the �120 was ex shipment as 
    well). An order form will be issued in this month's SIS Bulletin, but 
    the discount applies to anyone who fills it out.
    
    Nicol�s
    
    
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