Deutsche und Niederländische Astronomische Instrumente des 11.-18. Jahrhunderts
Munich, C.H. Beck, 1979
(24 cm), x, 689 (1) pp., 80 p. of plates. Publisher’s blue cloth binding. - An account of German and Dutch astronomical instruments from the eleventh to the eighteenth century, with an invaluable alphabetical catalogue of hundreds of makers and designers of instruments. Zinner also recalls the collectors of scientific instruments and the fate of their collections. Unchanged reprint of the 1967 second edition (original edition, 1956). ¶ Lacking dust jacket. Very good, unmarked copy.