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Jesse Ramsden (1735-1800): London's Leading Scientific Instrument Maker

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Jesse Ramsden was one of the most prominent manufacturers of scientific instruments in the latter half of the eighteenth century. To own a Ramsden instrument, be it one of his great theodolites or one of the many sextants and barometers produced at his London workshop, was to own not only an instrument of incredible accuracy and great practical use, but also a thing of beauty. In this, the first biography of Jesse Ramsden, Dr Anita McConnell reconstructs his life and career and presents us with a detailed account of the ...

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Jesse Ramsden (1735-1800): London's Leading Scientific Instrument Maker 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138278356

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Jesse Ramsden (1735-1800): London's Leading Scientific Instrument Maker 2007, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754661368

Hardcover