The Journal of the Postal Microscopical Society: a miscellany of natural and microscopical science.
1882·London & Bath:
by Postal Microscopical Society; Alfred ALLEN (editor).
London & Bath:: W. P. Collins; 1882-88, 1890., 1882. 8 volumes in 5. 8vo. [1882-3:] iv, 207, , 17, , ii, 264; [1884-5:] iv, 271, iv, 296; [[1886-7:] iv, 264, iv, 266; [1888:] iv, 279; [1890:] iv, 300 pp. Profusely illustrated, indexes; 1882 vol. with cellophane tape applied to gutter at pp. 58/59. The first four volumes are bound uniformly in full dark green gilt-stamped cloth; the fifth volume is bound in dark green gilt-stamped half morocco and cloth, top edge gilt; rubbed. Ownership signature of  J. W. Measures;  rubber-stamp of Ron Neumeyer. Generally very good (note cellophane tape). Selected topics in vol. I: Adulteration of Coffee and the Microscope; Barker on Photo-Micrography; Biblioteca Micrographica; Bleaching fluid for Beetles; Blow-Fly, Teeth of; Cat's Tongue, section of; Chrysolite; Cotton Seeds; Daphnia; Dark-ground illumination; Diatoms; etc. SELECTED PAPERS: J. H. Kidder, An examination of the external air of Washington – J. B. Jeaffreson, Hydroza and Medusae – James A. Foster, Diamonds and their history – Malcolm Poignand, The Microscope in Palaeontology – J. G. Greenfell, On some New Infusoria from Bristol – Dr. Lediard, Salmon Disease – V. R. Perkins, Stylops – V. A. Latham, The Microscope and how to use it – A. Hammond, Chironomus Prasinus – George Norman, Cystopus, or White Rust – W. G. Wheatcroft, The Structure of Flowers with reference to Insect Aid in their fertilization – H. W. S. Worsley-Benison, Charles Darwin. PROVENANCE: J. W. Measures, not here, but later wrote a paper, "Lenses made by Zeiss for low-power photo-micrography. . . " Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, 1898.
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