Rittenhouse Vol. 5 No. 1 (Issue 17): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1990. Francois D. Bud Uzes, Deborah Jean Warner, Robert C. Miller, Louis F. Drummeter Jr., contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 5 No. 1 (Issue 17): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 5 No. 1 (Issue 17): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 5 No. 1 (Issue 17): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 5 No. 1 (Issue 17): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 5 No. 1 (Issue 17): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1990

Rittenhouse Vol. 5 No. 1 (Issue 17): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1990

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1990. First Edition. Pgs 1-32. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25568]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

David Rittenhouse, Colonial Surveyor and Instrument Maker by FRANCOIS D. BUD UZES.
Instrument Makers Organize by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER.
Dating Young Instruments by ROBERT C. MILLER.
Starke & Kammerer in San Francisco by LOUIS F. DRUMMETER, 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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