Rittenhouse Vol. 10 No. 3 (Issue 39) : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1996
Rittenhouse Vol. 10 No. 3 (Issue 39) : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1996
Rittenhouse Vol. 10 No. 3 (Issue 39) : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1996
Rittenhouse Vol. 10 No. 3 (Issue 39) : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1996
Rittenhouse Vol. 10 No. 3 (Issue 39) : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1996

Rittenhouse Vol. 10 No. 3 (Issue 39) : Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1996

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1996. First Edition. Pgs 65-96. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25546]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

The Bohnenberger Electroscope by BERYL CLOTFELTER.
The Introduction of the Elongating Glass on Sextants by WILLEM F.J. MÖRZER BRUYNS.
American Instruments at the Adler by BRUCE STEPHENSON.
American Parallel Rules: Invention on the Fringes of Industry by PEGGY A (Aldrich) KIDWELL.

The Rittenhouse Journal of the Scientific Enterprise was a scholarly journal focused on increasing and distributing 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. Authors of the various articles in the journal are well known scholars from major institutions, collectors, and dealers in the field of scientific instruments.

Price: $25.00