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Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the Longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day -- and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of exploration had been literally lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land. Thousands of lives, and the increasing fortunes of nations, hung on a resolution. Finally, in 1714, Parliament offered a king's ransom to anyone whose method or device proved successful. Longtitude is ...

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Longitude 2005, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007214228

Mass-market paperback

Longitude 2005, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007214464

10th Anniversary edition

Hardcover

Longitude 1999, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781841153179

Film tie-in edition

Mass-market paperback

Longitude 1999, ISIS Large Print Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780753150375

Large type / large print

Trade paperback

Longitude 1998, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781857025712

New edition

Mass-market paperback

Longitude 1998, Editions du Seuil, Paris

ISBN-13: 9782020338585

French

Paperback

Longitude 1996, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781857025026

Hardcover

Longitude 1996, 4th Estate, London

ISBN-13: 9781857025491

Mass-market paperback