Book Launch - Geometry and Astronomy in New College, Oxford

We have published a book! 

Geometry and Astronomy in New College, Oxford is now published, marking the quatercentenary of the Savilian Professorships, 1619-2019, at the University of Oxford. 

Edited by Library Fellow William Poole and Librarian Christopher Skelton-Foord, and designed by Colin Dunn, the book tells the dual history of astronomy and geometry from the late 14th century to the present day in New College, Oxford, and also of the professors over the past 400 years who have led research and teaching in these mathematical disciplines within both the University and the College. 

Find out more about the book and order your copy here


Geometry and Astronomy in New College Oxford front cover

Gorgeously designed, with thread-sewn binding and French flaps, this book is printed on Mohawk Superfine paper and illustrated with images from the remarkable geometry and astronomy collections of New College Library.