Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 3 (Issue 15): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1990
first editionStaplebound wraps
1990·Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA
by Warner, Deborah Jean; Steven J. Dick; Silvio A. Bedini; George A. Norton, Jr. (contributors); Deborah Jean Warner (editor)
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano, 1990. First Edition. Staplebound wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Pgs 65-96. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Staplebound wraps. Scholarly Journal on Scientific Instruments. (May 1990). Contents: Gambey's American Customers by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER. Louis M. Goldsborough's Proposal to Establish a Depot of Charts and Instruments in the U.S. Navy: Text and Comments by STEVEN J. DICK. William Hamlin and his Telescopes by SILVIO A. BEDINI. Hidden Markings on Gurley Instruments by GEORGE A. NORTON, JR.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 #: 25570)
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