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Scientific Instruments, 1500-1900: An Introduction

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By: Gerard L'E Turner

128 pages, 91 col & 20 b/w plates

Philip Wilson

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #84356 | ISBN: 0856674915
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Traces the historical origins and development of instruments as they spread across the globe, explaining their manufacture, use, and adaptations.
`This book provides a very useful and informative overview of the history of scientific instruments. Turner is recognized as one of the founders of this specialized area of historical research


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