McConnell, A., Jesse Ramsden (1735 – 1800) London’s Leading Scientific Instrument Maker (Aldershot/Burlington, 2007)



Even those who have no special expertise in science will find much of interest in this book; it offers a fascinating perspective on the social texture of trade and craftsmanship in eighteenth century London, of Ramsden’s business dealings across Europe, and of his social milieu.



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