Title Longitude. An Appeal to the Public: Stating Mr. Thomas Earnshaw's Claim to the Original Invention of the Improvements in His Timekeepers Their Superior Going in Numerous Voyages and Also as Tried by the Astronomer Royal by Orders of The Commissioners of Longitude, and His Consequent Right to National Award. A British Horological Institute Reprint.
Publisher British Horological Institute. 1986
Seller ID 66691
First edition, thus. Facsimile reprint of the 1808 original. Limited to 350 numbered copies, this being 149. Illustrated. Quarter brown rexine with marbled boards. Ownership inscription from one of the subscribers. Small light tape marks to top and bottom margins of pastedowns by inner hinge o/w near fine.
CRAFT and DESIGN Horology clocks longitude