Early Science Collection
The Early Science Collection covers 19th century science, including mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry, botany, zoology, evolution, comparative anatomy, engineering and technology, cookery and domestic science.
- Number of items: 2,620
- Date range: late 18th to 20th centuries
- Catalogued: a list of the books in the Early Science Collection can be obtained from the Library catalogue.
Image: ‘Papaveraceae: the poppy tribe’ from Elizabeth Twining’s Illustrations of the natural orders of plants. London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1868 [Early Science Collection QK98 TWI]