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John Aubrey and the advancement of learning

Author: William Poole; Bodleian Library.
Publisher: Oxford : Bodleian Library, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Remembered today for his 'Brief Lives', John Aubrey (1626-97) was one of the foremost scholars and antiquaries in the great decades of the British scientific revolution. This richly illustrated book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Aubrey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Poole; Bodleian Library.
ISBN: 9781851243198 1851243194
OCLC Number: 457149376
Description: 111 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: John Aubrey, virtuoso --
Oxford science, London science --
Repositories and museums --
Aubrey and mathematics --
The philosophical language --
Megaliths --
Aubrey and the earth sciences --
Historical methods --
Aubrey and biography.
Responsibility: William Poole.
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'A model introduction not only to Aubrey's ideas and ideals but to the mental landscape to which he belonged.' Blair Worden, Literary Review

 
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