Gears from the Greeks, the Antikythera Mechanism, a calendar computer from ca. 80 B.C., in, (Reproduction of) Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 1974. Derek de Solla Price.
Gears from the Greeks, the Antikythera Mechanism, a calendar computer from ca. 80 B.C., in, (Reproduction of) Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 1974
Gears from the Greeks, the Antikythera Mechanism, a calendar computer from ca. 80 B.C., in, (Reproduction of) Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 1974

Gears from the Greeks, the Antikythera Mechanism, a calendar computer from ca. 80 B.C., in, (Reproduction of) Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 1974.

American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, november 1974, 70 pages, index, double-column text, illustrations, diagrams and photographs; Reproduced print-on-demand copy.

Condition: Very good, green glossy coated cardstock covers, secure binding, pages clean and unmarked. ISBN 0871696479.

Price: $12.50

Item Description

Includes sections on The discovery of the Antikythera shipwreck; Discovery of the mechanism fragments; Research on the fragments 1902-1973; THe casing, general construction and dial work; Arrangement in depth of the plates and components of the mechanism; Description of individual gears; The inscriptions; and much more

NOTE that this separate publication is a printed-on-demand reprint, as those published by Science History Publications in NY ca. 1975).