The Telescope: A Short History

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Offering a refreshingly cross-disciplinary approach, this history of the telescope broadens the story of this iconic device to explain the use of the telescope at sea; explore its cultural influences in literature, art, and film; and reveal its everyday uses--from bird watching to spying. Complete with illustrations that visually trace the development of the technology alongside the text, the book discloses lesser-known stories involving the dangers of termites and some unique uses of a well and a Ford Model T. While more ...

The Telescope: A Short History 2009, National Maritime Museum

ISBN-13: 9781906367046

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