Dibner (Bern), 1897-1988; Multhauf (Robert P.), 1919-2004, introduction
Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology (Washington, DC)

Heralds of science as represented by two hundred epochal books and pamphlets selected from the Dibner Library, Smithsonian Institution. Preface and notes by Bern Dibner. Introduction by Robert P. Multhauf

Norwalk, CT & Washington, DC, Published on behalf of Burndy Library and Smithsonian Institution by Neale Watson Academic Publications, 1980
(27 cm), xiii (1), 96 pp., illustrations. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Catalogue of 200 books deemed by the author to be “Heralds of Science”, because they “proclaimed new truths or hypotheses of science”. These and about 10,000 other books were given to the Smithsonian in 1974. “25th anniversary edition”, a revised edition of a work first published in 1955. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.


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