Rittenhouse Vol. 3 No. 4 (Issue 12): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1989. Louis F. Jr. Drummeter, Silvio A. Bedini, Deborah Jean Warner, Robert C. Miller, Anne Macdougall Preuss, Peter A. Serrada, contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 3 No. 4 (Issue 12): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1989
Rittenhouse Vol. 3 No. 4 (Issue 12): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1989
Rittenhouse Vol. 3 No. 4 (Issue 12): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1989
Rittenhouse Vol. 3 No. 4 (Issue 12): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1989
Rittenhouse Vol. 3 No. 4 (Issue 12): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1989

Rittenhouse Vol. 3 No. 4 (Issue 12): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise August 1989

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1989. First Edition. Pgs 113-144. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25573]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

Philosophical Instruments: Free of Duty! Or - An Amateur's Foray Into Legal Records by LOUIS F. DRUMMETER, JR.
Frederick Heisely: Clock and Compass Maker by SILVIO A. BEDINI.
Young's Improved Compass Made by Hagger by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER.
A Lyman Protracting Trigonometer Made by Heller & Brightly by ROBERT C. MILLER.
William Hamlin: An Elusive Providence Instrument Maker by ANNE MACDOUGALL PREUSS.
The Mogey Telescope Company Rediscovered by PETER A. SERRADA.

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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