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Slide Rules Their History, Models, & Makers by Peter M. Hopp

Monumental in its scope and the wealth of detail it provides, this book is an invaluable reference on slide rules, their makers, manufacturers, and retailers. Covering the period from the instrument's invention in the early 17th century to the present day, this comprehensive treatise illuminates all aspects of slide rule design and production. The author includes a staggering amount of information, all cross-referenced, on slide rule models and designs and their makers and manufacturers. In all, several thousand slide rule descriptions are catalogued.

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Code No. 008747, 318 pages, ISBN 1879335867, $79.00

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