Published Spring 2000
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Scientific Books, Libraries and Collectors
Chapter 6: 'Eighteenth-century Scientific
pp: 216-257, with illustrations and footnotes.
by Brian J Ford
From the Introduction: The author,
the newly-appointed Royal Literary Fellow in Authorship
at the Open University, is a Fellow of Cardiff University and
Honorary Surveyor of Scientific
Instruments at the Linnean Society of London. A Fellow and
Chairman of the History Network
at the Institute of Biology, he is a Member of Council at the
Friends of Cambridge University Library
and past Chairman of the Scientific and Technical Committee of
the Society of Authors. Among
his books are The Revealing Lens, Mankind and the Microscope
(1973), and Images of Science -
a History of Scientific Illustration (1992). He is a
contributor to the Cambridge University Press
History of Science and Encyclopędia Britannica.
Henry E. Lowood and Robin Rider
S. Livesey and J. Wesiano
Tara Nummedal and Paula Fielden
Brian J. Ford
Frank A. J. L. James
A. J. Meadows
W. H. Brock
Editor: Andrew Hunter.
ISBN: 1 85928 233 4
London: Quaritch, 2000.