The telescope: a short history

Catalogue Number: 2182
The telescope: a short history
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Hewett collection
Author: DUNN Richard
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2011
Edition: 2nd Edition
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: London, UK
Publisher/Manufacturer: Conway (Anova Books Ltd) for the National Maritime Museum
Description Of Item: Illustrated colour dust wrapper, red boards, 192 pages. Profusely illustrated in colour. Glossary, further reading list, index and picture credits.
Historical Significance: Robert Dunn is historian of science and senior curator of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, UK. First edition was published in 2009.
How Acquired: Purchased by Kett Museum (from Abe Books $10)
Date Acquired: March 2013
Condition: Very good
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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