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Elizabethan instrument makers : the origins of the London trade in precision instrument making

Author: Gerard L'E Turner
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first part of this book describes the development of the trade in scientific instruments in Elizabethan London. In the second part, the author describes in detail the provenance and context of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard L'E Turner
ISBN: 0198565666 9780198565666
OCLC Number: 849031187
Description: xiv, 305 p., [5] c. di tav. ; 26 cm
Contents: FOREWORD BY DIRECTOR OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM PREFACE; PART I: THE TRADE: THE LONDON TRADE IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY; THE CRAFTSMEN; THE MAP AND BOOK ENGRAVERS; THE INSTRUMENTS PRODUCED; SIR ROBERT DUDLEY,AN EXCEPTIONAL PATRON PART II: THE CATALOGUE; APPENDIX: THE ATTRIBUTION OF UNSIGNED INSTRUMENTS ( WITH M. ST.J.TURNER); BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Responsibility: Gerard L'E Turner.

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This skilfully conceived and splendidly realized volume pieces together, in true detective fashion, the evidence for the birth of a flourishing scientific instrument trade in london in the period Read more...

 
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