LIBRARY SHELF: Longitude

book cover from the ICI library

Sobel, Dava
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time (1996)

LAST LINE: He wrested the world’s whereabouts from the stars, and locked the secret in a pocket watch”

ICI SHELF: Maps

ICI HISTORY: Today at the ICI-Twitter Feed (8-5-11)

NOTES: Personal inscription from Antoinette LaFarge to Lise Patt

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