Rittenhouse Vol. 3 No. 4 (Issue 12): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1989
first editionStaplebound wraps
1989·Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA
by Drummeter, Louis F. Jr.; Silvio A. Bedini; Deborah Jean Warner; Robert C. Miller; Anne Macdougall Preuss; Peter A. Serrada (contributors); Deborah Jean Warner (editor)
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano, 1989. First Edition. Staplebound wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Pgs 113-144. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Staplebound wraps. Scholarly Journal on Scientific Instruments. (Aug 1989). Contents: Philosophical Instruments: Free of Duty! Or - An Amateur's Foray Into Legal Records by LOUIS F. DRUMMETER, JR. Frederick Heisely: Clock and Compass Maker by SILVIO A. BEDINI. Young's Improved Compass Made by Hagger by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER. A Lyman Protracting Trigonometer Made by Heller & Brightly by ROBERT C. MILLER. William Hamlin: An Elusive Providence Instrument Maker by ANNE MACDOUGALL PREUSS. The Mogey Telescope Company Rediscovered by PETER A. SERRADA. 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 #: 25573)
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