References for Abraham Sharp

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  1. Biography by Frances Willmoth, in Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).


  1. W Cudworth, Life and Correspondence of Abraham Sharp (Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London, 1889).
  2. E G Forbes et al. (eds.), The correspondence of John Flamsteed, the first astronomer royal (1995-2001).
  3. N S Heineken, Relics of the mechanical productions of Abraham Sharp, the assistant of Flamsteed, London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine 30 (1847), 25-27.
  4. S Melmore, Abraham Sharp's universal instrument, The Observatory 61 (1938), 248-250.

JOC/EFR November 2006

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