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The Lunar Men: The Friends Who Made the Future 1730-1810

Jenny Uglow

Led by Erasmus Darwin, the Lunar Society of Birmingham was formed from a group of amateur experimenters, tradesmen and artisans who met and made friends in the Midlands in the 1760s. Most came from humble families, all lived far from the centre of things, but they were young and their optimism was boundless: together they would change the world. Among them were the ambitious toy-maker Matthew Boulton and his partner James Watt, of steam-engine fame

The origins of the Lunar Society lie in a pattern of friendships that emerged in the late 1750s. Matthew Boulton and Erasmus Darwin met some time between 1757 and 1758, possibly through family connections, as Boulton's mother's family were patients of Darwin; or possibly though shared friendships, as both were admirers of the printer John Baskerville and friends of the astronomer and geologist

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The Lunar Men The Friends Who Made the Future 1730-1810. By Jenny Jenny Uglow's The Lunar Men is a vivid and swarming group portrait that brings to life the

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Faber and Faber, London, 2003. Third Edition. Softcover. Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: Octavo (standard book si... - The Lunar Men The friends who made the future 1730 - 1810 - Jenny Uglow …

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Jenny Uglow – The Lunar Men. The Friends who Made the Future 1730/1810 Faber and Faber, 2002, 588-XII páginas. Exemplar, que não foi lido, em excelente condição. Ilustrado. Encadernação editorial com sobrecapa de protecção. Portes incluídos.

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13.09.2002 Home > Lunar Men: The Friends Who Made the Future Note: Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available. Lunar Men: The Friends Who Made the Future by Jennifer Uglow Book condition: Used; Good Book Description. Faber and Faber, 09/04/2003. Paperback. Used; Good. **WE SHIP WITHIN 24 HRS FROM LONDON, UK, 98% OF OUR ORDERS ARE RECEIVED...