Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 3 (Issue 27): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1993. Deborah Jean Warner, Marjorie Berry, Steven Turner, Thomas F. Peterson Jr., Deborah Jean Warner, contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 3 (Issue 27): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1993
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 3 (Issue 27): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1993
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 3 (Issue 27): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1993
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 3 (Issue 27): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1993
Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 3 (Issue 27): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1993

Rittenhouse Vol. 7 No. 3 (Issue 27): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1993

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1993. First Edition. Pgs 65-96. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25558]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

Cathetometers and Precision Measurement: The History of an Upright Ruler by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER.
Tempest in a Milk Pail: The Lactometer and 19th Century Dairy Disputes by MARJORIE BERRY.
The Reflecting Goniometer by STEVEN TURNER.
The Zealous Marketing of Rain-Band Spectroscopes by THOMAS F. PETERSON, JR.

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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