in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Publishing. 358 words.
Brook, Abraham (fl. 1749–1789), bookseller and natural philosopher, of unknown parentage, was the author of Miscellaneous experiments and remarks on electricity, the air pump, and the...