Rittenhouse Vol. 5 No. 2 (Issue 18): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1991
first editionStaplebound wraps
1991·Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA
by Warner, Deborah Jean; Roger Sherman; Steven Turner; Robert C. Miller; F. Barrie Freeman; Deborah Jean Warner (contributors); Deborah Jean Warner (editor)
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano, 1991. First Edition. Staplebound wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Pgs 33-64. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Staplebound wraps. Scholarly Journal on Scientific Instruments. (Feb 1991). Contents: American Hydrometers, 1753-1876 by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER. "That Pleasing and Noble Branch of Philosophy: The Electrical Lecture of Isaac Greenwood III by ROGER SHERMAN. J.H.T. Werner and Benjamin Barton by STEVEN TURNER. George Kegelman and Kegelman Brothers. Mathematical and Optical Instrument Makers by ROBERT C. MILLER. Rufus Porter's Level and Other Inventions by F. BARRIE FREEMAN. Prices of Astronomical Apparatus in the Nineteenth Century by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER. The Rittenhouse Journal of the Scientific Enterprise was a journal that aimed to increase and diffuse knowledge about scientific instruments made and/or sold in the US and the Americas. Throughout its 23 years of publication (and a total of 70 issues), the journal covered areas including mathematical, optical and philosophical instruments, chemical, physical and electrical apparatus, sundials and globes; and time periods from the 17th to the mid-20th century. (Inventory #: 25567)
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