For many years tony mercer grandson of the most enduring english maker has studied and collected a huge amount of information about marine chronometers instruments which enabled explorers and the royal navy to map the world the navy to police it and merchant venturers to sail in relative safety. Chronometer makers of the world by tony mercer 2004 hardcover revised 4192 free shipping chronometer makers of the world by tony mercer 2004 hardcover 5350 free shipping mercer tony chronometer makers of the world n uk import book new 5832 free shipping picture information. Chronometer makers of the world hardcover by mercer tony isbn 0719803403 isbn 13 9780719803406 the purpose of the chronometer is reviewed largely as a navigational aid for ocean going vessels but also for survey medical and other activities calling for precise time measurement. This book provides a thorough listing of the makers of marine chronometers and a list of serial numbers and dates for many it provides an explanation of the development of the mechanisms and a brief history of the search for a method to determine longitude. Add tags for chronometer makers of the world be the first similar items related subjects 3 chronometers history chronometers chronometers history confirm this request you may have already requested this item please select ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway
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