Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 3 (Issue 15): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1990. Deborah Jean Warner, Steven J. Dick, Silvio A. Bedini, George A. Norton Jr., Deborah Jean Warner, contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 3 (Issue 15): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 3 (Issue 15): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 3 (Issue 15): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 3 (Issue 15): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 3 (Issue 15): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1990

Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 3 (Issue 15): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1990

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1990. First Edition. Pgs 65-96. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25570]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

Gambey's American Customers by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER.
Louis M. Goldsborough's Proposal to Establish a Depot of Charts and Instruments in the U.S. Navy: Text and Comments by STEVEN J. DICK.
William Hamlin and his Telescopes by SILVIO A. BEDINI.
Hidden Markings on Gurley Instruments by GEORGE A. NORTON, 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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