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; Morison, Samuel Eliot

Price: $15.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Page ridges faintly foxed. 1950 Hard Cover. xxi, 201 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword by Samuel Eliot Morison; Preface; List of Illustrations; Introduction, The History of Science at Harvard - Note on the Government of Harvard College; Scientific Instruments at Harvard before the Fire of 1764; Instruments for the Study of Natural Philosophy after the Fire of 1764; The Beginnings of Chemistry at Harvard; The Biological Sciences, The Museum, and the Mineral Cabinet; Conclusion; Appendix I. Thomas Hollis's Gift of Philosophical Apparatus; Appendix II. The Philosophical Apparatus in 1779; Appendix III. Some Early Instruments and Specimens at Harvard University; Appendix IV. The Chemical Laboratory in 1821; Bibliograpical Note; References and Notes; Index.

Title: Some Early Tools of American Science: An Account of the Early Scientific Instruments and Mineralogical and Biological Collections in Harvard University

Author: Cohen, I. Bernard; Morison, Samuel Eliot

Categories: Science, Modern First Editions, Biology, Americana, Education,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1950

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2304747

Keywords: SCIENCE AMERICAN HISTORY INSTRUMENTS SCIENTIFIC MINERALOGICAL BIOLOGICAL COLLECTIONS HARVARD UNIVERSITY CAMBRIDGE MASSACHUSETTS EDUCATION,