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Reference numberEL/A/5
LevelItem
TitleLetter, from Adrian Auzout to Henry Oldenburg, dated at Paris
CreatorAuzout; Adrien (1622-1691); French astronomer; mathematician
Date22 June 1665
DescriptionConsiderations of Auzout about Robert Hooke's machine for grinding optic lenses and discussion of lengths and apertures of lenses for telescopes.

Subject: Optometry
LanguageFrench
Extent10p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Place originParis, le-de-France, France
Origin coordinates48.85341, 2.3488
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1665.0028;
Philosophical Transactions, vol 1, no 4, pp 56-62 contains Auzout's critique of Hooke's lens-grinding machine.
'The correspondence of Henry Oldenburg' ed and trans by A Rupert Hall & Marie Boas Hall, vol 2, pp 410-427
Related records in the catalogueLBO/27/33
URL descriptionAlso available on Early Modern Letters Online
URLhttp://emlo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/profile/work/ce0b2504-50b6-4a29-91a7-3de0d1053fdd
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA2328Auzout; Adrian (1622 - 1691); physician and astronomer1622 - 1691
NA8001Oldenburg; Henry (c1619 - 1677); scientific correspondentc1619 - 1677
NA8242Hooke; Robert (1635 - 1703); natural philosopher1635 - 1703
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