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Instruments for Science, 1800-1914: Scientific Trade Catalogs in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Julien P. Friez & Sons
Company Name: Julien P. Friez & Sons
Title: Electrical Sunshine Recorder
Imprint: United States (Baltimore, MD: 1908)
Pagination and Size: 1 p.; 23 x 16 cm
Material Type and Language: Fliers; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: sunshine recorder
Notes: Item Number: 51659. Includes price; parts.
Subject Area: Meteorology ; Geophysics
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Standard Company Name: L.P. Casella & Co.
Company Name: L. Casella
Title: Sea Sounding Apparatus / Bucknill and Casella's Patent
Imprint: England (London: 188-)
Pagination and Size: 1 p.; 22 x 14 cm
Material Type and Language: Fliers; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: sounding apparatus
Notes: Item Number: 51602. Includes prices; description of instruments.
Subject Area: Geophysics ; Navigation
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Standard Company Name: Secretan (Firm)
Company Name: Secretan
Title: Catalogue Secretan / Géodésie -- Mathématiques
Imprint: France (Paris: 190-)
Pagination and Size: 35 p.; 25 x 16 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; French
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: theodolites, telemeters and tachymeters
Notes: Item Number: 51718. Includes prices; Hand written price corrections.
Subject Area: Surveying ; Geophysics
Digital Availability: HTML Page

Standard Company Name: Secretan (Firm)
Company Name: G. Secretan
Title: Extrait - Catalogue Secretan / Géodésie
Imprint: France (Paris: 190-)
Pagination and Size: 64 p.; 25 x 16 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; French
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: barometers, theodolites and tachymeters
Notes: Item Number: 51623. Includes table of content; prices.
Subject Area: Surveying ; Geophysics
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Standard Company Name: Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company
Company Name: The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company, Ltd.
Title: Notes on Callendars Bolo-Metric Sunshine Receiver
Imprint: England (Cambridge: 19--)
Pagination and Size: 2 p.; 28 x 22 cm
Material Type and Language: Company materials; English
Instrument Types: Instrument represented: sunshine receiver
Notes: Item Number: 51724. Typewritten manuscript; Includes description of instrument; function of instrument.
Subject Area: Meteorology ; Geophysics
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Standard Company Name: Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company
Company Name: The Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company, Ltd.
Title: Notes on Callendar Sunshine Recorder
Imprint: England (Cambridge: 19)
Pagination and Size: 3 p.; 28 x 22 cm
Material Type and Language: Company materials; English
Instrument Types: Instrument represented: sunshine recorder
Notes: Item Number: 51726. Typewritten manuscript; Includes description of instrument.
Subject Area: Meteorology ; Geophysics
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Standard Company Name: L.P. Casella & Co.
Company Name: L. Casella
Title: Standard Meteorological and other Instruments for Observatories, Travellers and Explorers, and The Army and Navy
Imprint: England (London: 1896)
Pagination and Size: 44 p.; 22 x 13 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: barometers, thermometers and anemometers
Notes: Item Number: 51772. Includes prices; description of instruments; instructions for practice; awarded prize metal; list of books on meteorology and electricity; catalog inserted in pamphlet binder.
Subject Area: Meteorology ; Geophysics
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Standard Company Name: L.P. Casella & Co.
Company Name: L. Casella
Title: List, with Notes, of Standard Meteorological and other Instruments / For Observatories, Travellers and Explorers and the Army and Navy
Imprint: England (London: 188?)
Pagination and Size: 76 p.; 25 x 16 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: barometers, thermometers and anemometers
Notes: Item Number: 51773. Includes contents; prices; index; description of instruments; meteorology book list; supplemental price list inserted.
Subject Area: Meteorology ; Geophysics
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Standard Company Name: J. Salleron
Company Name: J. Salleron
Title: Notice sur les Instruments de Prècision / Troisième et quatrième parties: Pesanteur-Hydrostatique-Calorique Mècaniqúe
Imprint: France (Paris: 1864)
Pagination and Size: 494 p.; 23 x 15 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; French
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: pendulums, manometers and pyrometers
Notes: Item Number: 52550. Includes remarks; forward 1864; forward 1865; table of contents; table of materials in alphabetical order; forward; description of instruments; prices.
Subject Area: Physics ; Geophysics ; Engineering
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Standard Company Name: Negretti and Zambra
Company Name: Negretti & Zambra
Title: Self-Recording Tide Gauges
Imprint: England (London: 18--)
Pagination and Size: 2 p.; 16 x 25 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: tide gauges, water levels, anemometers
Notes: Item Number: 52575. Includes description of instruments; price list.
Subject Area: Navigation ; Meteorology ; Geophysics
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