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By Prest, Wilfrid R
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008
Lawyer, politician, poet, teacher and architect, William Blackstone was a major figure in 18th century public life, and pivotal in the history of law....

By Poole, William, 1977-
Paperback. English.
Published Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2010
This is an informative guide to the intellectual achievements and milieu of the great biographer, natural philosopher, and antiquary John Aubrey (1626...

By Jardine, Lisa
Paperback. English.
Published London: Harper Perennial, 2004
A biography of a largely forgotten, maverick - a major figure in the 17th century cultural and scientific revolutions. Lisa Jardine places Robert Hooke...

By Kennedy, Dane Keith
Paperback. English.
Published Cambridge, Mass.; London: Harvard University Press, 2007
Richard Burton was one of Victorian Britain's most protean figures. Dane Kennedy offers a fresh and compelling examination of Burton and his contribution...

By Aldersey-Williams, Hugh, author
Hardback. English.
Published London: Granta, 2015
Aldersey-Williams pulls the unfairly neglected yet enormously influential writer Thomas Browne out of the obscure pages of 'Pseudodoxia Epidemica' and...

By North, Roger, 1651-1734
Book. English.
Published Toronto; London: University of Toronto Press, c2000
Roger North was an English writer, lawyer, and polymath. In this autobiography, he wanders the intellectual, political, and cultural fields of Restoration...

By Cooper, M. A. R. (Michael Alan Ralph)
Hardback. English.
Published Stroud: Sutton, 2003
Robert Hooke was one of the most gifted men of his age, but he was eclipsed by his contemporaries Isaac Newton and Christopher Wren. This biography provides...
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