Catalog Archive
Auction 99, Lot 685

"Images of Science: A History of Scientific Illustration", Ford, Brian J.

Subject: Reference - Scientific Illustration

Period: 1993 (published)

Publication: Oxford University Press


9 x 11.5 inches
22.9 x 29.2 cm

Starting with the earliest -- in many cases, prehistoric -- examples, and moving through the latest computer imaging, Brian J. Ford shows how the illustration of scientific findings and theories have played an important role in spreading information and error, in establishing the origin and development of ideas, and in other aspects of science. Superbly and lavishly illustrated on every page. 208pp, index, bibliography. Hardbound in green buckram with illustrated dustjacket.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $15

Closed on 6/12/2002