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Author Reeves, Eileen Adair.

Title Galileo's glassworks [electronic resource] : the telescope and the mirror / Eileen Reeves.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 231 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-218) and index.
Contents The daily mirror of empire -- Idle inventions -- Obscure procedures and odd opponents -- The Dutch telescope and the French mirror -- The afterlife of a legend.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642.
Astronomical instruments -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Telescopes -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Optical instruments -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.
Mirrors -- Experiments -- History -- 17th century.
Science -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780674026674 (alk. paper)
0674026675 (alk. paper)

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