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.

Price: $30.00