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History of Science Primary Sources

Guide to primary sources in the history of science, technology & medicine

Modern Editions & Facsimiles (Individual Authors)

On this page you will find examples of modern editions of works by individual authors from Greek antiquity through the 20th century. 

For tips on searching for the works of scientists, see Find Scientists' Writings

Early Modern Authors

Listed below is a sampling of some of the modern editions or facsimiles of the works of early modern authors. 

Galileo (The Trial)

Vesalius

18th & 19th Century Authors

Listed below is a sampling of some of the modern editions or facsimiles of the works of authors from the 18th and 19th centuries.

20th Century Authors

Listed below is a sampling of some of the modern editions or facsimiles of the works of authors from the 20th century.