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CURIOUS LIFE OF ROBERT HOOKE: The Man Who Measured

By: LISA JARDINE

Price: $14.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM514355

ISBN: 006053897X

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


The brilliant, largely forgotten maverick Robert Hooke was an engineer, surveyor, architect and inventor who was appointed London's Chief Surveyor after the Great Fire of 1666. Throughout the 1670s he worked tirelessly with his intimate friend Christopher Wren to rebuild London, personally designing many notable public and private buildings, including the Monument to the Fire. He was the first Curator of Experiments at the Royal Society, and the author and illustrator... View more info