London: Adam Hilger, 1968.
Illustrated by Illustrated. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #6540
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, cloth sunning, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Written by Late Senior Scientific Officer at the Admiralty Compass Observatory. Contents: 1. Introduction and Historical Background; 2. The Earth's Magnetic Field and Its Measurement; 3. Pivot-Needle Instruments; 4. Inductor Instruments; 5. The Pivot-Needle Compass; 6. Magnetometers; 7. Surveying Compasses; 8. Transmitting Compasses; 9. The Gyro-Magnetic Compass; 10. The Correction of the Compass Position in a Ship or Aircraft; 11.Other Methods for the Measurement of Magnetic Fields; 12. Compass Testing; Appendices 1-6; Bibliography; Index. ; Ex-Library; vii, 385 pages.