Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 2 (Issue 26): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1993
first editionStaplebound wraps
1993·Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA
by Roberts, David L.; Betsy Burstein; Deborah Jean Warner; Bart Fried; Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr.; Hyman A. Schwartz (contributors); Deborah Jean Warner (editor)
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano, 1993. 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 1993). Contents: Romancing the Root: An Episode in the Promotion of Geometric Aids for Arithmetic Instruction by DAVID L. ROBERTS. E. S. Ritchie & Sons' Hydraulic Press Demonstration Apparatus by BETSY BURSTEIN. Direct Vision Spectroscopes by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER. Tracking "Uncle John's" Telescopes. Identifying and Dating Instruments made by John A. Brashear by BART FRIED. Home Built Apparatus for Natural Philosophy by THOMAS B. GREENSLADE, Jr. The Willis Planimeter by HYMAN A. SCHWARTZ. 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 #: 25559)
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