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    Re: searching secondhand books
    From: Peter Haagen
    Date: 1999 May 28, 11:49 AM

    George Huxtable wrote:
    >
    > 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.
    >                         ------------------
    >
    > Astronomical.
    >
    > 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.
    >
    > Nautical.(fiction)
    >
    > 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---.u-net.com
    > George Huxtable, 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    > Tel, or fax, to 01865 820222 or (int.) +44 1865 820222.
    > ------------------------------
    
    Try also:
    
    http://www.bibliocity.com/
    
    BIBLIOCITY
              Rare & Collectible Books &c.
                  from Leading International
                  Antiquarian Booksellers
    --
    *********************************************************
    PETER HAAGEN  56�34'54N  9�20'14E
    http://home6.inet.tele.dk/haagen/phweb.htm
    *********************************************************
    

       
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