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American Philosophical Society
Gears from the Greeks: The Antikythera Mechanism -- A Calendar Computer from ca. 80 B.C.
Derek de Solla Price (au). Contents: Discovery of the Antikythera shipwreck; Discovery of & research on the mechanism fragments, 1902-73; The casing, general construction, & dial work; The arrangement in depth of the plates & components of the mechanism; The door plates & the gen. orientation & use of the mechanism; The accuracy of estimating gear teeth numbers; Description of individual gears; Description of gear trains; The inscriptions; The Antikythera mechanism as an historical document; The early history of gearing & clockwork; & The invention of complicated clockwork & the differential gear. Appendix: Composition of the metal fragments, with contributions by Earle R. Caley & Cyril S. Smith; & Technical note on radiography of fragments. Illustrations.
Polar Hayes: The Life and Contributions of Isaac Israel Hayes, M.D.
Learning Greek in Western Europe, 1396-1529: Grammars, Lexica, and Classroom Texts: Transactions Vol. 100, Part 2
Ptolemy and the Foundations of Ancient Mathematical Optics: A Source Based Guided Study: Transactions, APS (vol. 89, part 3)
“To Do Justice to Him and Myself”: Evert Wendell’s Account Book of the Fur Trade with Indians in Albany, New York, 1695-1726 (includes cd-rom with original, Dutch text)
Alhacen on Refraction (2 Volume Set): A Critical Edition, with English Translation and Commentary, of Book 7 of Alhacen’s “De Aspectibus,” the Medieval Latin Version of Ibn al-Haytham’s “Kitab al-Manazir”
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