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[Pendulum or oscillating clock mechanisms, showing escapement mechanism, curved metal strips to check swing of pendulum, and clock with pendulum and weights]

[Pendulum or oscillating clock mechanisms, showing escapement mechanis...

Illus. in: Horologium oscillatorium / Christiaan Huygens. Parisiis : Apud F. Muguet, 1673. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 272.

Boston. March 22. 1672/3 The Deputy Covernour and magistrates adjacent being assembled in Council, to consider of the late awful hand of God, consuming our Castle by fire the one and twentieth of this instant, thereby taking away that part of ou

Boston. March 22. 1672/3 The Deputy Covernour and magistrates adjacent...

Positive Photostat. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 33, Folder 8.

[Johannes Hevelius and assistant using six-foot sextant to measure angular distances between pairs of stars]

[Johannes Hevelius and assistant using six-foot sextant to measure ang...

Illus. in: Machinae coelestis / Johannes Hevelius. Gedani : Auctoris typis, & sumtibus, impremebat S. Reiniger, 1673-1679. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library o... more

[Calculating device for multiplication using circular disks]

[Calculating device for multiplication using circular disks]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The description and use of two arithmetick instruments. London : Printed by M. Pitt, 1673. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks of Western technology ... more

Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year 1670 /

Virginia and Maryland as it is planted and inhabited this present year...

Oriented with north to the right. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes cartouche, portait of Augustine Herrman, text, and ill. Vault

[Rooftop astronomical observatory in Danzig, Germany]

[Rooftop astronomical observatory in Danzig, Germany]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Machinae coelestis pars prior[-posterior]. Gedani : Auctoris typis & sumptibus imprimebat S. Reiniger, 1673-79. Published in: The tradition of technology : Landmarks o... more