Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 3 (Issue 3): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 3 (Issue 3): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 3 (Issue 3): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 3 (Issue 3): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 3 (Issue 3): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 3 (Issue 3): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1987

Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 3 (Issue 3): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise May 1987

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1987. First Edition. Pgs 61-92. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25579]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

James Prentice's Rectangular Protractor by PEGGY A. KIDWELL,
The Surveyor's Compass by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER,
Tintype by PETER LIEBHOLD,
Three Early American Surveying Compasses by M. EUGENE RUDD,
David Wiley and His Electrostatic Machine by LINDA SIMMONS,
Updating Historical $ and L Data to Current Values by JACK RUBIN,
On Rods, Roods, Perches and Poles: Linear Measuring with Chains and Tapes by MURRAY KAMRASS.

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: $35.00