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Title:
Inspired amateurs.
Author:
Guinagh, Kevin, 1897-1995.
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Publication Information:
Freeport, N.Y. : Books for Libraries Press [1967, 1937]

[1937]
Physical Description:
xv, 171 pages ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface, by A. E. Morgan.--The shoemaker and his last.--Preacher chemist: Joseph Priestley.--The count and his beggars: Benjamin Thompson.--A musician looks at the stars: William Herschel.--Science in a monastery garden: Gregor Mendel.--The stonemason of Cromarty: Hugh Miller.--A janitor rises to remark: Anton Leeuwenhoek.--A scientist battles poverty: Jean Henri Fabre.--From indigo to excavation: Heinrich Schliemann.--Banker historian: George Grote.--Enlightening the doctor: Stephen Hales.--The lens-grinding philosopher: Benedict de Spinoza.--Today's amateurs.
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Book