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Davy on Davy

Davy on Davy :John Davy on Sir Humphrey Davy

Format : Paperback / softback
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN : 9780007111787
Publication Year : 2019
Language : English

Humphrey Davy was that strange amalgam - a Romantic Scientist. He was fond of composing verses, sketching, making fireworks, fishing and collecting minerals. This memoir, written by his son, brings both man and scientist to life, set against a backdrop of political and cultural revolution.