Field, J. V.

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FIELD, J. V. British, b. 1943. Genres: History. Career: University of London, Birkbeck College, London, England, honorary visiting research fellow. Publications: (with J. Brody) A Catalogue of Books Printed before 1641 in the Science Museum Library, 1979; (with D.R. Hill and M.T. Wright) Byzantine and Arabic Mathematical Gearing, 1985; (with Wright) Early Gearing: Geared Mechanisms in the Ancient and Mediaeval World (exhibition catalog), 1985; (with J.J. Gray) The Geometrical Work of Girard Desargues, 1987; Kepler's Geometrical Cosmology, 1988; (ed. with F.A.J.L. James) Renaissance and Revolution: Humanists, Craftsmen, and Natural Philosophers in Early Modern Europe, 1993; (intro. and notes) L.B. Alberti, De la Pintura, trans. by J.R. Martinez, 1996; The Invention of Infinity: Mathematics and Art in the Renaissance, 1997; (trans. and author of intro. and notes, with E.J. Aiton and A.M. Duncan) J. Kepler, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 209: The Harmony of the World, 1997; (with James) Science in Art: Works in the National Gallery That Illustrate the History of Science and Technology (monograph), 1997. Contributor to books and scholarly journals. Address: Department of History of Art, Birkbeck College, University of London, 43 Gordon Sq., London WC1H 0PD, England. Online address: [email protected]