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Early Science in Cambridge

Naturevolume 140pages130131 (1937) | Download Citation



A GOOD many years have passed since Dr. R. T. Gunther began to discover at Oxford the great store of old astronomical, mathematical, and other scientific instruments which enabled him to illustrate the development of scientific studies in that University from their earliest beginnings ; discoveries that have resulted in the preservation of much valuable material, which might easily have been lost, in the admirable Museum of the History of Science which he has arranged in the Old Ashmolean building.

Early Science in Cambridge

By Dr. R. T. Gunther. Pp. xii + 513 + 68 plates. (Oxford: The Author, The Old Ashmolean, 1937.) 42s. net.

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