Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 1 (Issue 1): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1986. Brooke Hindle, Deborah Jean Warner, Robert Lagemann, M. A. Crawforth, Peggy A. Kidwell, Budd J. LaRue, Thomas B. Jr. Greenslade, Deborah Jean Warner, contributors.
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 1 (Issue 1): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1986
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 1 (Issue 1): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1986
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 1 (Issue 1): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1986
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 1 (Issue 1): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1986
Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 1 (Issue 1): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1986

Rittenhouse Vol. 1 No. 1 (Issue 1): Journal of the American Scientific Instrument Enterprise Nov 1986

Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and MA: David & Yola Coffeen and Raymond V. Giordano 1986. First Edition. Pgs 1-28. 8vo. Wraps. Illustrated. A bright clean copy. Near Fine. Staplebound wraps. [25581]


ISSUE CONTENTS:

David Rittenhouse by BROOKE HINDLE,
Holbrook's Hemisphere Globes by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER,
Thomas H. Barlow and His Planetariums by ROBERT LAGEMANN,
SIMON: Scientific Instrument Making, Observations, Notes by M. A. CRAWFORTH,
The Webb Adder by PEGGY A. KIDWELL,
Elisa Robison and Henry Fitz by DEBORAH JEAN WARNER,
The Importation of Microscopical Sundries by James W. Queen & Co. in 1880 by BUDD J. LARUE,
Apparatus for Natural Philosophy: Barlow's Wheel by THOMAS B. GREENSLADE, 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.

Price: $35.00