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Main Title Halley's quest : a selfless genius and his troubled Paramore /
Author Wakefield, Julie.
Publisher J. Henry Press,
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 60605228
ISBN 0309095948; 9780309095945
Subjects Scientific expeditions--Great Britain ; Geodetic astronomy--Observations ; Geomagnetism--Observations ; Discoveries in science--Great Britain ; Aardwetenschappen ; Sterrenkunde ; Expedities ; Geod├Ątische Astronomie ; Erdmagnetismus ; Atlantischer Ozean
Additional Subjects Halley, Edmond,--1656-1742 ; Paramore (Ship)
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EJBM  Q115.W35 2005 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 09/30/2005
Collation vii, 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-228) and index.
Contents Notes
First Voyage: 1698-1699 --Cast Off -- The Almost-Lovable Paramore -- Battle of the Books -- Trouble on the Pink -- Friendship Royal -- Second Voyage: 1699-1700 --Fresh Starts -- Terra Incognita -- Compass Points -- Chart the Needle Third Voyage: 1701 -- Prince of Tides -- Queen Anne's Patronage -- Back to that Comet -- Legacy: More Than a Comet Man.