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Author Long, D. A. (Derek Albert)

Title 'At the sign of Atlas' : the life and work of Joseph Moxon, a Restoration polymath / Derek A. Long.

Published Donington, Lincolnshire : Shaun Tyas, 2013.


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Physical description xxvi, 134 pages, 64 pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Joseph Moxon established himself in London as a printer, publisher, type-founder and maker of scientific instruments and globes, including pocket globes and the Castlemaine globe. In his later years, he wrote and published two famous books, The Mechanick Exercises, Volumes I and II. They gave accurate accounts of various crafts, thus beaking the traditions of secrecy in the Craft Guilds.
Subject Moxon, Joseph, 1627-1691.
Publishers and publishing -- England -- History -- 17th century -- Biography.
Globes -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Variant Title Life and work of Joseph Moxon.
ISBN 9781907730306