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Instruments for Science, 1800-1914: Scientific Trade Catalogs in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company
Company Name: The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company, Ltd.
Title: TheBrearley Curve Tracer / For Easily and Rapidly Drawing Recalescence Curves
Imprint: England (Cambridge: 19--)
Pagination and Size: 4 p.; 28 x 22 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: curve tracer and galvanometers
Notes: Item Number: 51713. List No. 192; Includes description of instruments.
Subject Area: Electricity ; Drawing Instruments
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Standard Company Name: C.F. Casella & Co. Ltd.
Company Name: C.F.Casella & Co., Ltd.
Title: Surveying and Drawing Instruments
Imprint: England (London: 1911)
Pagination and Size: 132 p.; 25 x 16 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: theodolites, sextants and drawing instruments
Notes: Item Number: 51599. Includes prices; description of instruments; index.
Subject Area: Surveying ; Drawing Instruments
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Standard Company Name: Negretti and Zambra
Company Name: Negretti & Zambra
Title: Mathematical & Surveying Instruments, Theodolites, Levels, Circumferenters, Compasses, Etc.
Imprint: England (London: 18--)
Pagination and Size: 35 p.; 25 x 16 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: theodolites, levels and surveying instruments
Notes: Item Number: 51629. Includes index; prices; price flier inserted.
Subject Area: Surveying ; Drawing Instruments
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Standard Company Name: Troughton & Simms
Company Name: Troughton & Simms
Title: [Catalog]
Imprint: England (London: 1898)
Pagination and Size: 29 p.; 26 x 18 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: engineering drawing equipment
Notes: Item Number: 51625. Includes prices; description of equipments; Pages numbered from 18 to 45.
Subject Area: Engineering ; Drawing Instruments
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Standard Company Name: Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company
Company Name: The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company, Ltd.
Title: Instructions for Fixing and Using the Planimeter
Imprint: England (Cambridge: 19--)
Pagination and Size: 1 p.; 28 x 22 cm
Material Type and Language: Company materials; English
Instrument Types: Instrument represented: plainimeter
Notes: Item Number: 51725. Typewritten manuscript; Includes handwritten notation: T.R. No. 33, 10-11, 3rd Edition; description of instrument.
Subject Area: Drawing Instruments
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Standard Company Name: William Y. McAllister (Firm)
Company Name: William Y. McAllister
Title: APriced and Illustrated Catalogue of Mathematical Instruments / Of German Silver and Brass, Swiss Drawing Instruments
Imprint: United States (Philadelphia, PA: 1867)
Pagination and Size: 46 p.; 22 x 14 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: drawing instruments, protractors and calipers
Notes: Item Number: 51741. Includes contents; prices.
Subject Area: Mathematical Instruments ; Drawing Instruments
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Standard Company Name: Moine
Company Name: Moine
Title: Fabricant D'Instruments Pour Le Dessin / Prix-courant
Imprint: France (Paris: 1872)
Pagination and Size: 8 p.; 23 x 15 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; French
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: drawing instruments.
Notes: Item Number: 51768. Includes awards; prices.
Subject Area: Engineering ; Drawing Instruments
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Standard Company Name: B. Kahn & Son
Company Name: B. Kahn & Son
Title: Illustrated and descriptive Catalogue and Price List of Mathematical and Engineering Instruments / Including drawing materials and supplies
Imprint: United States (New York, NY: 18--)
Pagination and Size: 128 p.; 23 x 15 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: drawing instruments, transits and compasses
Notes: Item Number: 51795. 5th edition, part D; Includes notice; introduction; preface; prices; index.
Subject Area: Drawing Instruments ; Surveying
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Standard Company Name: Ross Ltd.
Company Name: Ross, Ltd.
Title: No title
Imprint: England (London: 190-)
Pagination and Size: 88 p.; 25 x 17 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: binoculars, microscopes and drawing instruments
Notes: Item Number: 52530. Includes index of catalog sections; description of instruments; prices; Index of Histological specimens; testimonials; exhibitions attended with metals and awards received.
Subject Area: Physics ; Microscopy ; Drawing Instruments
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Standard Company Name: James W. Queen & Company
Company Name: James W. Queen & Co.
Title: Priced and illustrated catalogue and descriptive manual of mathematical instruments for drawing, surveying and civil engineering
Imprint: United States (Philadelphia, PA: 1868)
Pagination and Size: 112 p.; 23 x 14 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: compasses, levels and drawing instruments
Notes: Item Number: 52535. Twenty-third edition; Includes notice; description of instruments; prices; description on use of instruments; description on repair of instruments; index.
Subject Area: Mathematical Instruments ; Drawing Instruments ; Surveying
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Standard Company Name: Baird & Tatlock (London) Ltd.
Company Name: Baird & Tatlock (London) Ltd.
Title: Price list of apparatus for experiments in practical physics
Imprint: England (London: 1912)
Pagination and Size: 650 p.; 28 x 21 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: drawing instruments, sliding callipers and balances
Notes: Item Number: 52548. Includes awards; preface; contents; conversion table; metrical system of weights and measures; section on scientific books; index.
Subject Area: Physics ; Education ; Drawing Instruments
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