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Collecting and restoring scientific instruments

Author: Ronald Pearsall
Publisher: New York : Arco Pub. Co., ©1974.
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Genre/Form: History
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Pearsall, Ronald, 1927-2005.
Collecting and restoring scientific instruments.
New York : Arco Pub. Co., [1974]
(OCoLC)609801531
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Pearsall
ISBN: 0668034912 9780668034913
OCLC Number: 1062510
Description: 278 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Surveying instruments: Groma; Astrolabe; Waywiser; Odometer; Pedometer; Measuring chain; Measuring rod; Theodolite; Circumferentor; Cross staff; Optical square; Vernier scale; Graphometer; Quadrant; Octant; Common theodolite; Plane tabling; Sector; Altazimuth theodolite; Levels; Division engines; Repeating circle; Compasses --
Navigational instruments: Compass; Cross staff; Mariner's astrolabe; Nocturnal; Octant; Sextant; Artificial horizon; Chronometer; Station pointer; Hydrometer; Distance-finder --
Dials: Temporary hours; Equinoctial hours; Diptych dial; Butterfield dial; Ring dial; Crescent dial; Equinoctial dial; Spherical dial --
Telescopes: Refracting telescope; Chromatic aberration; Compound eyepiece; Reflecting telescope; Types of mirror; Achromatic lens; Army telescope; Clock-work drive; Silvered-glass mirror --
Spheres and orreries: Celestial globe; Gore; Armillary sphere; Terrestrial globe; Orrery; Pocket globe --
Spectroscopes: Spectroscopy; Spectroscope; Spectroscope with camera; Use with Bunsen burner; Small direct-vision spectroscope; Micro-spectroscope --
Microscopes: Simple microscope; Compass microscope; Screw-barrel microscope; Lieberkühn; Compound microscope; Use of adjusting screw; Cuff microscope; Achromatic objective; Binocular microscope; Solar microscope; Reflecting microscope; Lever stage movement --
Barometers: Torricellian experiment; Cistern barometer; Siphon barometer; Wheel barometer; Two-liquid barometer; Diagonal barometer; Folded barometer; Conical barometer; Three- and four-liquid barometer; Baroscope; Portable barometer; Marine barometer; Fortin barometer; Aneroid barometer --
Thermometers: Galileo's thermoscope; Liquid-in-glass thermometer; Clinical thermometer; Fluorescent thermometer; Mercury-in-steel thermometer; Adjustable-range thermometer; Gas- and vapour-pressure thermometers; Bimetallic thermometer; electrical-resistance thermometer; Byström's pyrometer; Hot-blast pyrometer --
Precision balances: Suspended balance; Harrison balance; Ramsden balance; Pneumatic balance; Spring balance --
Drawing instruments: T-square; Set square; Parallel ruler; Protractor; Compasses; Beam compasses; Bow compasses ; Dividers; Pantograph --
Surgical instruments: Scalpel; Surgical saw; Needle-holder; Forceps; Retractors; Scissors; Probes; Ophthalmoscope; Laryngoscope; Lithotrite; Tonsillotome; Ophthalmometer; Inhaler; Electrolysis; Cautery, Cystoscope; Urethroscope --
Materials and manufacture of scientific instruments: Ivory; Gold and silver; Wood; Copper printing plates; Brass; Metals; Silver plating; Electroplating; Instrument makers; Machine tools; Lathes; Screws; Turret lathe; Accurate scales --
Cleaning and renovation of scientific instruments: Cleaning brass and copper; Lacquering gilding; Renovation of other metals; Cleaning wood; Treating veneers; Removal and application of veneers; Ageing of new wood; Coverings; Mirrors; Lenses; Mechanical repairs --
Glossary of scientific instruments --
Notes on prices --
Eighteenth-century instrument makers --
Scientific-instrument makers of London in 1843 and 1894.
Responsibility: Ronald Pearsall.

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