Victorian telescope makers : the lives and letters of Thomas and Howard Grubb / by I.S. Glass ; with a foreword by Patrick Moore.

Title: 
Victorian telescope makers : the lives and letters of Thomas and Howard Grubb / by I.S. Glass ; with a foreword by Patrick Moore.
Author/Artist: 
Glass, I. S. (Ian S.)
Publisher: 
Bristol, UK ; Philadelphia : Institute of Physics Pub., c1997.
Description: 
xiii, 279 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bib ID: 
135282
Notes: 
Palomar-like mounting (p. 29). Includes information on various telescopes and observatories.
Purchase; Alibris; 2013; 2000022571
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-268) and index.
Contents: 
Thomas Grubb --
The Great Melbourne Telescope --
The 1870s: David Gill --
The Great Vienna Telescope --
Grubb and the Lick telescope --
Never so busy: the 1880s --
Gill and the astrographic project --
The McClean telescope --
End of the 19th century --
1905-1925; the last years of the firm.
ISBN: 
0750304545
9780750304542