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Measuring Instruments, Amsler instruments
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Measuring Instruments, Amsler instruments
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Measuring Instruments, Amsler instruments
A COLLECTION OF 3 WORKS, COMPRISING:
i. Amsler, A. Instructions for using J. Amsler-Laffon's mechanical integrator. Schaffhausen: Brodtmann, 1883, folding plate, original printed wrappers, with, laid down on the reverse of the title page, a letter on behalf of Amsler-Laffron & Sohn, to the London instrument dealers W.F. Stanley & Co., stating prices for integrators, 30 August 1890, slipcase, (W.F. Stanley & Co., bookplate; Rogers Turner, London, Catalogue 118, item 3; bought from Rogers Turner, 2000), [T&W A75], wrappers repaired 
ii. Raymond, William Galt (1859-1926). Almsler's [sic] polar planimeter. [1892] [offprint from:] Johnson's Surveying, 11th edition ("a few copies are issued in this form for the Class of '95, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute"), vignettes, original printed wrappers, ownership inscription on upper cover, (bought from AGatherin', Wynastskill, NY, 1982), [T&W R17]
iii. Sebert, Hippolyte (1839-1930). Notice sur l'intégromètre Marcel Deprez et le planimètre Amsler. Paris: Tanera, 1876, folding plate, vignettes, original printed wrappers, inscribed on half-title ("Monsieur Regray Hommage de l'inventeur Marcel Deprez"), (Chemins de Fer de l'Est, library stamps; bought from Palinurus, Philadelphia, 1990), [T&W S77], wear to wrappers, spotting
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Catalogue Note

Jakob Amsler-Laffron (1823-1912) was a Swiss mathematician and engineer. His company, later managed by his son Alfred, specialised in the manufacture of planimeters and integrators. 

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