Yankee Stargazer: The Life of Nathaniel Bowditch

By: Berry, Robert Elton

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3rd printing. Fore-edge of boards lightly bumped near base, ink 'welfare & recreation' stamp on top page ridge. 1941 Hard Cover. xi, 234 pp. 8vo. Original blue cloth, gilt titles. Reproduction of one of Bowditch's maps decorates endpapers. Includes several portrait plates in text. A biography of the mathematician whose influential work The New American Practical Navigator is still considered authoritative (it is carried on every commissioned U.S. Navy vessel). Bibliography and index follow text.

Title: Yankee Stargazer: The Life of Nathaniel Bowditch

Author: Berry, Robert Elton

Categories: Mathematics, Maps & Atlases, Literary & Intellectual, Biography,

Edition: 3rd Printing

Publisher: Whittlesey House / McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1941

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 1930671

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY NATHANIEL BOWDITCH MATH MATHEMATICS MATHEMATICIAN MARITIME NAVIGATION,