Adams of Fleet Street, Instrument Makers to King George III

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'G. Adams in Fleet Street London' is the signature on some of the finest scientific instruments of the eighteenth century. This book is the first comprehensive study of the instrument-making business run by the Adams family, from its foundation in 1734 to bankruptcy in 1817. It is based on detailed research in the archival sources as well as examination of extant instruments and publications by George Adams senior and his two sons, George junior and Dudley. Separate chapters are devoted to George senior's family background, ...

Adams of Fleet Street, Instrument Makers to King George III 2000, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754600800

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