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First published in 1996, Dava Sobel's story of an epic scientific quest - how to calculate longitude. The thorniest scientific problem of the day had occupied scientists and their patrons for the better part of two centuries until John Harrison dared to imagine a mechanical solution. The story encompasses astronomy, navigation and clockmaking.

Longitude 2005, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007214228

Mass-market paperback

Longitude 2005, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007214464

10th Anniversary edition


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



Longitude 1996, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781857025026


Longitude 1996, 4th Estate, London

ISBN-13: 9781857025491

Mass-market paperback