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Image for Saggi di Naturali Esperienze . . .

Saggi di Naturali Esperienze . . .

By: Accademia del Cimento; Lorenzo MAGALOTTI (1637-1712).

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Florence:, Gio: Filippo Cecchi, 1691.: 1691

Seller ID: S13100


Large 4to. [xv], CCLXIX, [20] pp. Half-title, title printed in red & black, title vignette, 75 copper engraved plates, numerous woodcut initials and head & tailpieces, index; prominent waterstains to corners, lacks the portrait of Cosimo (some copies have the portrait, others do not). Later quarter vellum, marbled boards, black leather gilt-stamped spine label, vellum tips. Very good. Second edition, first printed in 1666/7. This marvelous work contains descriptions of experiments on air-pressure, freezing of water, an early account of Torricelli's invention of the barometer, thermometer, ele... View more info

Barometers: Stick or cistern tube.

By: BANFIELD, Edwin.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Trowbridge:, Baros Books, 1985).: 1985

Seller ID: BL3651

ISBN: 0948382007


8vo. vii, 246 pp. Illus., index. Gilt-stamped brick colored cloth, dust jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0948382007 Dust jacket present. View more info

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Thinkers and Tinkers; Early American Men of Science.

By: BEDINI, Silvio A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: S12100


8vo. 520 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. View more info

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Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers.

By: BEDINI, Silvio A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, DC:, Smithsonian Institution, 1964.: 1964

Seller ID: S12101


8vo. xii, 184 pp. Illus., index. Brick-red gilt-stamped cloth. Former ownership signature of Louis Kuslar; rubber-stamp of Robert N. Giaimo [Congressman, Connecticut]. Fine. View more info

Early American scientific instruments and their makers.

By: BEDINI, Silvio A.

Price: $45.00

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

Seller ID: BL3652


24 cm. xii, 184 pp. Frontis., illus., index. Beige printed wrappers; corner bumped, minor tears. Otherwise fine. Scarce. View more info

Patrons, artisans, and instruments of science, 1600-1750.

By: BEDINI, Silvio A.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt.:, Ashgate/Variorum, (1999).: 1999

Seller ID: BL1342

ISBN: 0860787818


8vo. xiv, various pagination. Teal cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine titles. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0860787818 View more info

A Decade of Accessions. Selected Instruments Acquired by the Whipple Museum of the History of Science Between 1980 and 1990.

By: BENNETT, J. A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Whipple Museum, 1992.: 1992

Seller ID: S7884

ISBN: 090627107X


4to. Not paginated. List of 125 instruments many with photos. Pictorial wrappers. FINE. Instruments include: slide rules, sectors, quadrants, sextants, levels, sounders, telescopes, air pumps, barometers, & microscopes. ISBN: 090627107x View more info

L'eredità scientific di Leopoldo Nobili: dibattito teorico e ruolo degli strumenti nella fisica del primo Ottocento.

By: Biblioteca municipale A. Panizzi; Instituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza di Firenze.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Florence:, Reggio Emilia; Instituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza di Firenze, 1984.: 1984

Seller ID: BL3966


8vo. 132 pp. Color illus. Printed wrappers. Very good +. Scarce. Published on the occasion of Nobili's bicentenary celebration. View more info

Barometers.

By: BOLLE, Bert.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: (Watford):, Argus Books, (1982).: 1982

Seller ID: BL3655

ISBN: 0852427107


8vo. 255 pp. Illus., index. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust jacket; corners bumped. Very good +. ISBN: 0852427107 Dust jacket present. View more info

Barometers.

By: BOLLE, Bert.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (Bodmin, Cornwall):, Argus Books, (1984).: 1984

Seller ID: S6895


8vo. 255 pp. 290 figs. Black cloth, gilt spine, dust-jacket. Fine. View more info

Precision measurement and calibration. Selected papers on optics, metrology, and radiation. . ..

By: BOOTH, Sherman F., compiler.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, GPO, 1961.: 1961

Seller ID: S0879


Series: National Bureau of Standards Handbook 77 - Volume III. 295 x 236 mm. 4to. vi, 1036 pp. Illus., bibliog., indexes. Gilt-stamped brown cloth; rubbed. Fine. View more info

An instrument for measuring small amplitudes of vibrations.

By: BRAGG, Sir William Henry (1862-1942).

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Offprint from:, Journal of Scientific Instruments, Vol. VI, No. 6, June 6, 1929.: 1929

Seller ID: S3090


283 x 205 mm. 4to. 2 pp. 2 figs. Self-wraps; edges dog-eared, rough at top with small tears. Good. View more info

Concours National de Compensation de Chronometres pour les temperatures. Methode de classement calcul des bulletins et etude numerique de l'erreur secondaire de compensation.

By: CELLERIER, Gustave.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Geneva:, L.-E. Provat, 1885.: 1885

Seller ID: S10238


243 x 313 mm. 77 pp. 12 pls. Original printed wrappers; spine lightly worn. RARE. Subject: National Compensation for Temperatures applied to the Chronometer. Method of ranking calculation of bulletins and numerical study of the secondary error of compensation. View more info

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Some Early Tools of American Science; An account of the early scientific instruments and mineralogical and biological collections in Harvard University.

By: COHEN, I. Bernard.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Russell & Russell, 1967.: 1967

Seller ID: S12134


Reissued. 8vo. xxi, 20 pp. Illus., index. Blue silver-stamped cloth. Fine. View more info

Some Early Tools of American Science, an Account of the Early Scientific Instruments and Mineralogical Biological Collections in Harvard University.

By: COHEN, I. Bernard.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Harvard University Press, 1950.: 1950

Seller ID: BL3661


8vo. xxi, 201 pp. Illustrated, appendices, references and notes, index. Gilt-stamped red textured cloth, dust jacket; rubbed, jacket edges frayed. Ownership signature in pencil. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

Les Instruments Scientifiques aux XVIIe et XVIIIe Siecles.

By: DAUMAS, Marice.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Paris:, Presses Universitaires de France, 1953.: 1953

Seller ID: S11076


Series: Bibliotheque de Philosophie Contemporaine, Philosophie des Sciences. 8vo. 416 pp. Index, 63 plates. Printed wrappers; bottom edge rear cover faintly stained. Very good. View more info

Scientific Instruments of the 17th & 18th Centuries and their Makers. Translated and edited by Dr Mary Holbrook.

By: DAUMAS, Maurice.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London:, B. T. Batsford, (1972).: 1972

Seller ID: BL3663


1st English edition. 26 cm. 361 pp. Illus., index. Gilt-stamped black cloth; dust jacket; corner dented. Very good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Les Instruments Scientifiques aux XVIIe et XVIIe Siecles.

By: DAUMAS, Maurice.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Paris:, Presses Universitaires de France, 1953.: 1953

Seller ID: RH1262


8vo. 417 pp. 137 figs., 63 plates; some gatherings unopened. Original printed wrappers; rubbed. Roger Hahn's signature in pencil. Very good. SCARCE. View more info

Gids door de Verzameling van Natuurkundige Instrumenten in Teyler's Museum Te Haarlem.

By: FOKKER, A.D. & A.M. MUNTENDAM.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Haarlem:, Drukkerij de Erven Loosjes, 1933.: 1933

Seller ID: BL1095


8vo. (ii), 79 pp. Index. Printed wrappers; title info inked on spine. Burndy bookplate. Very good. SCARCE. Catalogue of scientific instruments at the Museum of Haarlem, including electrical devices, etc. View more info

Planispheric astrolabes from the National Museum of American History.

By: GIBBS, Sharon & George SALIBA.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C.:, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1984.: 1984

Seller ID: S9295


Series: Smithsonian Studies in History and Technology, No. 45. 280 x 216 mm. 4to. viii, 231 pp. 130 figs., bibliog., index. Pictorial wrappers. Very good. View more info