Each volume contains a detailed, illustrated bibliography and a list of scientific instruments with details of designation of the instrument, design, workshop, location, dimensions, material, signature, date, provenance, bibliographical references and commentary with numerous b / w illustrations of drafts, details of signatures and condition. The five-volume edition is devoted to scientific instruments from the Middle Ages to modern times. Most of the instruments depicted on panels on the full page come from a previously unknown private collection of high quality that has been compiled for generations and, with a few exceptions, are published here for the first time and scientifically recorded. The explanations on the history of scientific instruments allow the reader to experience many changes in philosophy, the sciences and the mechanical arts in a kind of time travel through five centuries. The five-volume work with many narrative passages provides well-founded historical and technical-scientific facts.A comprehensive standard work for collectors, scientists and interested not specialist. The four first volumes was published in 2010 and the fifth volume is newly published in ocotober 2018.
For European Union (and switzerland) : 75 euros. For all country of of European Union : 200 euros.For European Union (and switzerland) : 25 euros. For all country of of European Union : 80 euros. The item "Kern catalogue of scientific instruments astrolabes microscopes sundials 5 volum" is in sale since Sunday, October 25, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Other Antique Science Equip".
The seller is "lezograscope" and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.