The Three Voyages of Edmond Halley in the Parramore 1698-1701.

By: THROWER, Norman J.W. (ed).

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(Hakluyt Society, Second Series, nos 156 & 157.) One volume and a portfolio of maps. 392pp, 15 plates (one folding) & two large folding maps in the portfolio. Blue cloth with dustwrappers (head of spine in the first volume a little rubbed (now in protective sleeves). A very good clean set. ISBN 0904180026 ***Regarded as the first undertaken for purely scientific purposes, Halley's voyages investigated geomagnetical theories and tidal phenomena, with sponsorship and support from the Royal Navy and the Royal Society.

Title: The Three Voyages of Edmond Halley in the Parramore 1698-1701.

Author Name: THROWER, Norman J.W. (ed).

Categories: Hakluyt Society,

Publisher: London, Hakluyt Society: 1980

Seller ID: 32228

Keywords: cat76 exploration maritime royal navy royal society science,