Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 2 (Issue 2): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1987. Silvio A. Bedini, Gregory A. Good, Murray Kamrass, Thomas B. Jr. Greenslade, Yola Coffeen, Peter, Liebhold, Deborah Jean Warner, contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 2 (Issue 2): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 2 (Issue 2): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 2 (Issue 2): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 2 (Issue 2): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 2 (Issue 2): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1987
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 2 (Issue 2): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1987

Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 2 (Issue 2): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Feb 1987

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1987. First Edition. Pgs 29-60. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25580]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

Roland Houghton's "New Theodolate" by SILVIO A. BEDINI,
The Unseen Magnetic Forces of the Eart and the Forgotten Instruments of their Revelation by GREGORY A. GOOD,
Science and Technology in 19th Century America: The Case STudy of William Bond & Son of Boston,
Aluminum Transits by MURRAY KAMRASS,
Apparatus for Natural Philosophy: Volta's Pistol by THOMAS B. GREENSLADE, JR,
The Reference Shelf by YOLA COFFEEN,
Daguerreotype Portrait by PETER LIEBHOLD.

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