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    Re: searching secondhand books
    From: Dan Allen
    Date: 1999 May 28, 10:28 AM

    For a bunch of interesting astronomy and navigation books, check out:
    http://www.willbell.com/ or call 1-800-825-STAR
    I've ordered many of the Meeus titles from them directly.
    Unfortunately this morning I was not able to get on this site; I hope it isn't gone...
    Dan Allen
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    From  George Huxtable [mailto:george@HUXTABLE.U-NET.COM]
    Sent: Friday, May 28, 1999 12:21 AM
    Subject: searching secondhand books
    For some time, I've been looking out for the following secondhand nautical
    books, without success. With the possible exception of Seidelmann, all are
    presumably now out-of-print.
    Charles H. Cotter, "A History of Nautical Astronomy", American Elsevier
    Publishing Company, Inc., 52 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, New York,
    10017. 1968.
    J. Meeus, Astronomical Algorithms, Willmann-Bell, about 1991.
    Nautical Almanac, any year prior to 1905 or so (when the tables of Lunar
    Distances were dropped).
    P. Kenneth Seidelmann, "Explanatory
    Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac", ISBN 0-935702-68-7.
    C.S.Forester, "Hornblower and the Crisis", a book referred to in Forester's
    "Hornblower Companion", but which I have never come across. Is it an
    alternative title, perhaps for an American edition? Does it exist at all?.
            Can anyone recommend a secondhand bookseller who specialises in
    astronomy or nautical astronomy? I'm based in the UK, but am prepared to
    look further afield?
            George Huxtable
    George Huxtable, 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    Tel, or fax, to 01865 820222 or (int.) +44 1865 820222.

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