London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
DAUMAS, Maurice. Scientific Instruments of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries and their Makers, translated and edited by Mary Holbrook. London: Portman Books, 1989. 4°. Half title, half tone illustrations. Original green cloth gilt, dust-jacket.
With 6 other books of related interest including A. Wolf's A History of Science Tecchnology, and Philosophy in the 16th & 17th Centuries (London, 1950, second edition), the same author's work covering the 18th-century (1938 edition), Anthony Turner's Early Scientific Instruments Europe 1400-1800 (London, 1987, presentation copy) and Gloria Clifton's Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers 1550-1851 (London, 1995). (7)
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