Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 1 (Issue 13): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1989. Peggy A. Kidwell, Paul L. Ferraglio, Dale R. Beeks, A. James Hill, Deborah Jean Warner, Francis E. Griggs Jr., Aldrich, contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 1 (Issue 13): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1989
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 1 (Issue 13): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1989
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 1 (Issue 13): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1989
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 1 (Issue 13): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1989
Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 1 (Issue 13): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1989

Rittenhouse Vol. 4 No. 1 (Issue 13): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1989

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1989. First Edition. Pgs 1-32. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25572]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

Elizur Wright's Arithmeter. An Early American Spiral Slide Rule by PEGGY A (Aldrich) KIDWELL.
The Microscopes of Charles Fasoldt by PAUL L. FERRAGLIO.
The Straight-Line / Nadir Instrument of the Dorchester Bay Tunnel Project by DALE R. BEEKS and A. JAMES HILL.
Microscopes and Medicine in the U.S., 1840-1860 by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER.
Squire Whipple's Protracting Trigonometer by FRANCIS E. GRIGGS, 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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