The Correspondence of John Flamsteed: The First Astronomer Royal

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Overview

The Correspondence of John Flamsteed discusses this leading figure in the final phases of the seventeenth-century scientific revolution, presents his extensive correspondence with 129 British and foreign scholars all over the world, and touches on many of the scientific discussions of the day. This book, the last volume of the set, contains his letters from number 901 to 1515.
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Editorial Reviews

New Scientist
For all the trauma of a midlife crisis read this book. Its riveting.
Journal of the British Astronomy Association
Once again the editors, past and present, and the publishers are to be thoroughly congratulated on setting right 300 years of neglect of perhaps the most unjustly and persistently maligned figure in astronomical history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750307635
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 3/31/2002
  • Pages: 1038
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 2.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Letters
Abbreviated References
Glossary of Astronomical and Other Technical Terms
List of Symbols
Introduction
Letters 901-1515
Appendix-Official Documents
Agenda to Previous Volumes
Biographical Notes
Index
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