Rittenhouse Vol. 9 No. 2 (Issue 34): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise February 1995
first editionStaplebound wraps
1995·Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA
by Kidwell, Peggy A (Aldrich); David C. Garcelon; Stuart L. Warter; Deborah Jean Warner; Alexander M. Spencer; (contributors); Deborah Jean Warner (editor)
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano, 1995. First Edition. Staplebound wraps. Fine. First Edition. Pgs 33-64. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Staplebound wraps. Scholarly Journal on Scientific Instruments. (Feb 1995). Contents: Ideology and Invention: The Calculating Machine of Ramón Verea by PEGGY A (Aldrich) KIDWELL. William Gardam & Sons: Makers of Engineering, Surveying, and Astronomical Instruments by DAVID C. GARCELON. J.G. Joseph and Pittsburgh's "Grand Solar Microscope" of 1830 by STUART L. WARTER. Octave Leon Petitdidier: Precision Optician by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER. The Meteorological Instruments of John Jeffries by ALEXANDER M. SPENCER. The A. S. Aloe Business 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 #: 25551)
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