Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 2 (Issue 14): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 2 (Issue 14): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 2 (Issue 14): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 2 (Issue 14): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1990
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 2 (Issue 14): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1990

Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 2 (Issue 14): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1990

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1990. First Edition. Pgs 33-64. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25571]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

Documenting a Zentmayer Centennial by CARL A. FRANCIS.
George Calver Telescopes in the U.S. by BUDD J. LARUE.
The Heller & Brightly Records by ROBERT C. MILLER.
Iconography of Instruments in the Early Republic by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER.
Judah G. Joseph by EDWARD J. FISHER.
The U.S. Topographical Engineers and Their Scientific Instruments: A Research Opportunity by CARLENE STEPHENS.
A Source Book on the Marketing of Microscopes by RAYMOND V. GIORDANO.

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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