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Nineteenth-century scientific instruments

Author: Gerard L'Estrange Turner
Publisher: London : Sotheby Publications ; Berkeley : University of California Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book to deal with the vast range of instruments and apparatus made and used during the nineteenth century, when modern science came of age.
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Turner, Gerard L'Estrange.
Nineteenth-century scientific instruments.
London : Sotheby Publications ; Berkeley : University of California Press, 1983
(OCoLC)820754774
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard L'Estrange Turner
ISBN: 0520051602 9780520051607 0856671703 9780856671708
OCLC Number: 10265369
Description: 320 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Time --
Weghts & measures --
Mechanics --
Hydrostatics --
Pneumatics --
Heat --
Sound --
Light --
Magnetism --
Electricity --
Chemistry --
Meteorology --
Surveying & navigation --
Drawing & calculating --
Recreational science.
Responsibility: Gerard L'E. Turner.

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This is the first book to deal with the vast range of instruments and apparatus made and used during the nineteenth century, when modern science came of age.

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