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Instruments for Science, 1800-1914: Scientific Trade Catalogs in Smithsonian Collections
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Standard Company Name: Charles Chevalier
Company Name: De La Maison Charles-Chevalier Ingénieur
Title: Catalogue Explicatif et Illustré Des Instruments / De Géodésie Mathématiques, Marine
Imprint: France (Paris: 1860)
Pagination and Size: 44 p.; 24 x 15 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; French
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: theodolite, levels and compasses
Notes: Item Number: 51672. Includes prices; index.
Subject Area: Surveying ; Navigation
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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: Troughton & Simms
Company Name: Troughton & Simms
Title: [Catalog]
Imprint: England (London: 1898)
Pagination and Size: 8 p.; 27 x 17 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: compasses and sextants
Notes: Item Number: 51723. Includes prices; Includes description of instruments; pages numbered from 10 to 16.
Subject Area: Navigation ; Surveying
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Standard Company Name: Negretti and Zambra
Company Name: Negretti & Zambra
Title: Supplementary Price List / Negretti & Zambra, Opticians and Scientific Instrument Makers Sir William Thomson's Improved Pattern Tide Gauges
Imprint: England (London: 18--)
Pagination and Size: 8 p.; 28 x 22 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: tide gauges and pyrometers
Notes: Item Number: 51630. Includes prices.
Subject Area: Navigation ; Engineering ; Surveying
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Standard Company Name: Strange et Hardy
Company Name: MM. Le Colonel Strange et Hardy
Title: Chronographes pour Déterminer Les Longitudes
Imprint: France (Paris: 187-)
Pagination and Size: 8 p.; 23 x 14 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; French
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: gyroscopes, divers instruments and telegraphic equipment
Notes: Item Number: 51761. Includes description of instruments; prices.
Subject Area: Physics ; Navigation
Digital Availability: HTML Page | PDF (Printer Friendly)

Standard Company Name: T.S. & J.D. Negus
Company Name: T.S. & J.D. Negus
Title: Illustrated catalogue and price list of nautical & optical instruments
Imprint: United States (New York, NY: 1899)
Pagination and Size: 83 p.; 23 x 15 cm
Material Type and Language: Trade catalogs; English
Instrument Types: Instruments represented: chronometers, compensating binnacle and telescopes
Notes: Item Number: 52543. Includes letter to patrons; exhibition awards; testimonial letters; other advertisements; prices; description of instruments; directions for use of instruments.
Subject Area: Navigation ; Optics
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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
Digital Availability: HTML Page