Science Heritage Ltd History of Microscopy Series [Nine works in Eight volumes in Slipcase]

Lincolnwood, Illinois: Science Heritage Ltd. 1987. Reprint. 9 works in 8 volumes, this collection in the publisher's slipcase includes seven reprints of difficult to find microscopy titles, plus two with new material. Individual volumes are 8vo, green leather(ette) and contained in a nice slipcase. This set is in fine condition, noting wear to the tab at the base of the slipcase. The work by McCormick on 18th century microscopes is first published here. And Bracegirdle's History of Microtechnique is substantially expanded from the first edition, here for the first time with many new color plates.

Extra shipping may be required for this order due to its weight. Near Fine. Boards. [21395]

The works included in this set are: 18th Century Microscopes A Sypnosis of History and Workbook (McCormick, 1987); Practical Treatise on the Use of the Microscope (Quekett, 1848); A History of Microtechnique 2nd edition (Bracegirdle, 1987); The Microscope Made Easy and Pocket Microscopes (Henry Baker 1769 and James Wilson 1706); Micrographia (Robert Hooke, 1665); The Achromatic Microscope (Richard Beck, 1865); The Microscopic Cabinet (Andrew Pritchard, 1832); The Microtomist's Vade-Mecum (Arthur Bolles Lee, 1885).

From the reference library of scientific instrument and tool dealer Phil Stanley.

Price: $350.00