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The correspondence of John Flamsteed, the first Astronomer Royal. Vol. 2, 1682-1703

Author: John Flamsteed; Eric G Forbes; Lesley Murdin; Frances Willmoth
Publisher: Bristol : Institute of Physics Publishing, ©1997.
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A leading figure in the final phases of the seventeenth-century scientific revolution, John Flamsteed's extensive correspondence with 129 British and foreign scholars touches on many of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Named Person: John Flamsteed
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Flamsteed; Eric G Forbes; Lesley Murdin; Frances Willmoth
ISBN: 0750303913 9780750303910
OCLC Number: 59584484
Notes: Includes index.
Shelving title: Correspondence of John Flamsteed.
Description: xlvii, 1095 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments List of letters Glossary of astronomical and other technical terms Introduction Letters 451-900 Biographical notes Index
Other Titles: Correspondence of John Flamsteed.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Eric G. Forbes, and (for Maria Forbes) by Lesley Murdin and Frances Willmoth.
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