Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 4 (Issue 28): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1993. Deborah Jean Warner, Ellen Faller, Barbara Moore, David Rhees, Peter Abrahams, Paul Ferraglio, Richard Elgin, Robert Miller, David, Yola Coffeen, contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 4 (Issue 28): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1993
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 4 (Issue 28): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1993
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 4 (Issue 28): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1993
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 4 (Issue 28): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1993
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 4 (Issue 28): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1993

Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 4 (Issue 28): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1993

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1993. First Edition. Pgs 97-128. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25557]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

Some Collections of Scientific Instruments in the U.S. by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER.
Historical Scientific Instruments at Yale University by ELLEN WARREN FALLER and BARBARA P. MOORE.
The Collection of the Bakken Library and Museum by DAVID J. RHEES.
A Museum of Teaching Instruments in Oregon by PETER ABRAHAMS.
Dating Bulloch Microscopes by PAUL L. FERRAGLIO.
John S. Hougham and the Early History of the Solar Compass by RICHARD L. ELGIN.
The First Surveyors' Transits, 1852-1862 by ROBERT C. MILLER.
Obituary: Jon Darius by DAVID AND YOLA COFFEEN.

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.

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