Scientific Instruments and Collections

Editor: Giorgio Strano
Scientific Instruments and Collections is a peer-reviewed book series devoted to scientific instruments, collections of scientific instruments, instrument manufacturing and trade from antiquity to present day. The series is published under the auspices of the Scientific Instrument Commission, and will publish a peer-reviewed, edited selection of the Commission’s annual conferences. The series welcomes proposals for monographs, edited volumes and completed manuscripts for consideration for the series.

Scientific Instruments and Collections was published as a subseries of History of Science and Medicine Library; 5 volumes appeared as part of that subseries.

Authors are cordially invited to submit proposals and/or full manuscripts by email to the publisher Stefan Einarson or to the series editor Dr. Giorgio Strano (Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza (IMSS), Florence).
For information on how to submit a book proposal, please consult the Brill Author Guide.
Giorgio Strano, Ph.D. (2003) in History of Science, University of Florence, is Curator of the Collections at the Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza in Florence. He has published extensively on the history of astronomy, including Galileo’s Telescope (2008).
General Editor
Giorgio Strano, Museo Galileo, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence

Editorial Board
Mara Miniati, Museo Galileo, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Florence
Alison Morrison-Low, National Museums Scotland, Edinburgh
Sara J. Schechner, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA