Published Spring 2000

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Scientific Books, Libraries and Collectors

Chapter 6: 'Eighteenth-century Scientific Publishing'
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
Liba Taub
S. Livesey and J. Wesiano
Sachiko Kusukawa
Tara Nummedal and Paula Fielden
Brian J. Ford
Frank A. J. L. James
A. J. Meadows
W. H. Brock
Giles Mandelbrote
Judith Overmier
Editor: Andrew Hunter.

ISBN: 1 85928 233 4

London: Quaritch, 2000.