COMPASS CHRONICLES

45,00

Takacs, K. 176 Pag. Cartone. 29×22.

Categoría: ISBN: 9780764333965

Descripción

After the invention og the magnetic compass and its firts use en Italy for travel in the 16th century, a ship’s course could be constantly monitored, leading to exploration and world trade.
This intriguing guide explores a wide range of fascinating pocket compass types. Examples shown date from the late 1700s to the 1940s, with a focus en the mid-1800s and early 1900s. Hundreds of compasses are discussed with 507 colorful illustrations and detailed descriptions.