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The Mathematical Practitioners of Hanoverian England 1714-1840

TAYLOR, E. G. R.

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: University Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1965
  • Place Published: Cambridge
  • ISBN: n/a

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  • Condition: Good
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  • Details:
    xi, 483 p. 22 cm. Yellow card covers with tear at top front. Stamped as "Uncorrected Proof Not To Be Sold." A little thumbing on half title and ink signature at top of title page. A sequel to "The Mathematical Practitioners of Tudor and Stuart England" by the same author. Discussion of the early transitional years, a break-through, the mid-century, the new reign after 1760, the great instrument makers, the surveyors and their contemporaries, early years of the new century, the practitioners disappear after 1820. Mainly biographies from John Adams (spectacle maker) to Young and Son (scalemakers).