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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