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American Philosophical Society
Ancient Egyptian Science, Vol. II: Calendars, Clocks, & Astronomy (Memoir 214)
The 2nd of 3 vols. by Prof. Marshall Clagett on Ancient Egyptian Science. Contents: Part I: Intro. to Egyptian Calendars; Parkerís Account of the Old Lunar Calendar; The Later Lunar Calendar; The Origin of the Civil Calendar; Sothic Dates & the Ebers Calendar; The Night Hours; Decanal Clocks; Transit Decanal Clocks; The Ramesside Star Clock; Outflow Water Clocks; Inflow Water Clocks; Shadow Clocks; Egyptian Sundials; Traces of a 24-hour Day with Equal Hours; Astronomical Ceilings & Other Monuments; The Ceiling of the Secret Tomb of Senmut; The Vaulted Ceiling of Hall K in Seti Iís Tomb; Egyptian Zodiacs. Part II: Documents. Part III: Bibliography & Indexes. Part IV: Illustrations.
Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines & Their Significance in the Seventeenth Century (Transaction 95-3)
Museum: The History of the Cabinet of Curiosities of the American Philosophical Society
Sophie de Grouchy Letters on Sympathy (1798): A Critical Edition (Transactions Vol. 98, Part 4)
Specialist Control: The Publications Committee of the Academie Royale des Sciences (Paris), 1700-1793 (Transasction 93-3)
Portrait of Elizabeth Willing Powel (1743-1830) (Transaction 96-4)
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