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Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers

By: Bedini, Silvio A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Museum of History and Technology, Smithsonian Institution: 1964

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16340

Condition: Fine


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Globes from the Western World

By: Dekker, Elly and Peter van der Krogt

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Zwemmer: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 25625

ISBN: 0302006184

Condition: Fine


faint scratches to back panel of dust jacket. This informative study is the most comprehensive in English since Dr. Stevenson's publication of 1921. Numerous color and monochrome illustrations accompanied by explanatory captions make this book invaluable for museum curators, instrument dealers and collectors. View more info

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Geared to the Stars: The Evolution of Planetariums, Orreries and Astronomical Clocks

By: King, Henry C. and John R. Millburn

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1978

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16469

ISBN: 0802023126

Condition: Fine


dust jacket lightly rubbed at extremities. With 333 illustrations. View more info

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Old Globes in the Netherlands

By: Krogt, Peter van der

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Utrecht, HES Uitgevers: 1984

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15512

ISBN: 9061942349

Condition: Fine


slight crease along bottom edge of front panel of dust jacket. In this catalogue almost 340 Netherlandish globes, made before 1850, are described at length. Among other aspects, the sphere itself, the inscriptions, the cartography and its mounting receive attention. What is more, the descriptions are illustrated with some 80 photographs, of which 9 are in color. View more info

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The Billings Microscope Collection

By: Purtle, Helen R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology: 1967

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15203

Condition: Very Good


#183 of 1000 copies; light foxing to top edge of text block, spotting to rear cover. Profusely illustrated. View more info

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Nineteenth-Century Scientific Instruments

By: Turner, Gerard L'E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press: 1983

Seller ID: 16686

ISBN: 0520051602

Condition: As New


1st US edition; dust jacket spine slightly darkened. The first book to deal with the vast range of instruments and apparatus made and used during the exciting years of the nineteenth century, when modern science came of age. The varied, intricate, and often beautiful apparatus used in research and teaching during this important period is set in its scientific and historical context, and illustrated with over 440 plates of examples from European collections and contem... View more info

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Deutsche und Niederlandische Astronomische Instrumente des 11. - 18. Jahrhunderts

By: Zinner, Ernst

Price: $250.00

Publisher: München, C. H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung: 1956

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 15424

ISBN: 3406033016

Condition: Fine


1967; dust jacket slightly yellowed on spine. The standard work on German and Netherlandish astronomical instruments from the 11th through the 18th centuries. Illustrated with 80 full page black and white plates. Text in German. View more info