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8vo, stiff green cloth, gilt titles. With 10 tables, 3 maps and 3 photos in the text. Synopsis from Nature Magazine 29 April 1909: “THE great advances made in aërial transit, by which long-distance voyages are rendered possible by ordinary spherical balloons, while hundreds of miles may be travelled by dirigibles, and the prospect of long-distance voyages in the rapidly improving aëroplanes, suggest at once the important problem of the determination of the astronomical position of these craft at any moment.” Marcuse discusses the equipment and methods for doing so.. CONDITION: Good; internally clean and bright. Front cover has 1” partial split at top and bottom of front hinge, rear gutter cracked.
Title: Astronomische Ortsbestimmung im Ballon. [ Astronomical Orientation with a Balloon]
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: Georg Reimer, Berlin: 1909
Book Condition: Good
Item: 2.00 lbs
Seller ID: k190203b
Keywords: balloon, ballooning, dirigible, blimp, astronomy