The Great Age of the Microscope; The Collection of the Royal Microscopical Society through 150 Years.
1989·Bristol & New York:
by TURNER, Gerard L'Estrange (1926-2012).
Bristol & New York:: Adam Hilger, 1989., 1989. Large 8vo. ix, 379 pp. Profusely illustrated, index. Blue gilt-stamped cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN 10: 0852740204 CONTENTS: Making microscopes - the nineteenth century European trade; the collection assessed; advice to the user of the catalogue; compound - British 1/4 18th C; compound - Culpeper-type; compound - Cuff-type; compound - British 18th century - 1/4 19th century; compound - Gould-type; compound - British 2/4 19th century - 20th century; Powell and Lealand; Ross; Smith and Beck; Swift; compound - non-British; projection - universal, solar, lucernal; reflecting microscopes; simple microscopes; specimen preparation; specimen holders; illumination; polarization; objectives; micro-ruling; RMS standards; medals.
(Inventory #: SJ13670)
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