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Ferns

Ferns

Price: 13.00 / 14.56

A volume from Peterson Field Guide written by Boughton Cobb and providing the definitive guide to the ferns of Northeastern and Central American ferns. 281 pages with many illustrations and diagrams.

Single Lens

Single Lens

Price: 10.00 / 11.20

This is a historical review of the history of the single lens simple microscope and the discoveries that this basic of scientific instruments made. Fascinating read. Hard backed with dust cover, 182 pages and written by Brian J Ford

Minerals Rocks and Precious Stones

Minerals Rocks and Precious Stones

Price: 14.00 / 15.68

This is an excellent field guide for the mineralogists, packed full of excellent colour photographs it is designed to provide recognition of minerals and rocks from the gross specimen as far as that is possible. Written and compiled by Dr Jaroslav Bauer. Hard backed with 208 pages including an index. Good condition.

Collecting Microscopes

Collecting Microscopes

Price: 18.00 / 20.16

A must for antique microscope collectors or for those with a fascination with the microscopes that saw the microscopic world around us for the first time. Based on microscopes that have been sold by auction. Includes prices as they were in 1981. Hard backed with many excellent quality coloured photographs. 120 pages Compiled by Gerard L'E Turner.

Immunology

Immunology

Price: 10.00 / 11.20

A compilation of readings from ‘Scientific America’ that relate to Immunology. 1976. A mine of information about this important topic. Paper backed with 269 pages. Many illustrations and a full index.

Insects Part11

Insects Part11

Price: 14.00 / 15.68

Written by David Sharp and dated from 1901, this is an encyclopedic volume dealing with insect structure. Hard backed and with 624 pages this book is in good condition for its age.

God Bless the Microscope

God Bless the Microscope

Price: 17.00 / 19.04

An excellent book that describes the history of the Royal Microscopical Society. Written by Gerard L’E Turner a past president. A fascinating historical account. Hard backed with 115 pages and many illustrations.

Album General Diatomees

Album General Diatomees

Price: 20.00 / 22.40

This is a slim bound volume describing some diatom classifications with numerous excellent drawings and plates. Written and compiled by Henri Coupin it covers plates 285 to 356 which suggests there were other volumes. It is difficult to date this collection but the pages show considerable evidence of age. The spine shows some damage. This is one for the 'diatom specialist'

Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society

Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society

Price: 45.00 / 50.40

The standards laid down by the Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) are responsible for many of the standards in microscopy to this day - including the size of microscope slides (3x1 inches)
This is a bound copy of the Journal of the RMS from 1902 - edited by Hebb. There are 780 pages with an index and the papers include many excellent drawings of the time and surprisingly a plate of black and white photographs which would have been very expensive at that time. Extremely good condition.


Journals of the Quekett Microscopical Club

Journals of the Quekett Microscopical Club

Price: 25.00 / 28.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

The Quekett Microscopical Club is a learned society for the promotion of microscopy. Its members come from all over the world, and include both amateur and professional microscopists. This is a bound Volume 29 edition of the Journal including numbers 1 to 12 and dating from 1962 and in very good condition.

Clinical Pathology

Clinical Pathology

Price: 13.00 / 14.56

A definitive account of the pathology of disease from 1951. This covers laboratory testing procedures and their significance in diagnosis. Written by two eminent pathologists of their day, May and Marrack. Hardbacked with 512 pages.

Lowsons Botany

Lowsons Botany

Price: 11.00 / 12.32

14th revised edition by simon, dormer and hatshorne 1968 hardback with 679 pages. Contains a good chapter on the basic problems of ecological observation and experiment. many references to economic problems such as food supplies, the production of herbicides and the purification of drinking water.

Quekett Journals Index

Quekett Journals Index

Price: 14.00 / 15.68

A Quekett Microscopical Club publication compiled by M J Newstead in 1994. It is the cumulative index to the Quekett Journals of Microscopy Volumes 1 to 36 covering 1868 to 1992. Hard backed covering 243 pages. Excellent condition.

A Histology of the Body Tissues

A Histology of the Body Tissues

Price: 10.00 / 11.20

This is an excellent treatise on Human tissue structure which also considers function which in many ways dictates structure. Written by Margaret Gillison and published by E & S Livingstone in 1966 it has many photographs and drawing including two full page colour plates covering blood cell structure. Hard backed with the original dust cover and 270 pages. Condition very good

Mushrooms and Toadstools

Mushrooms and Toadstools

Price: 13.00 / 14.56

From the Collins New Naturalist Series this is a description of the mushrooms and toadstools found in the UK. Written by J Ramsbottom and reprinted here in 1977. Hard backed with original dust cover. 306 pages with numerous black and white photographs. Very good condition.

The Microscopic Photographs of J B Dancer

The Microscopic Photographs of J B Dancer

Price: 40.00 / 44.80

John Benjamin Dancer was an optician who lived most of his like in Manchester. He was the inventor of microphotography. The Dancer microscopic photographs averaged 1/8" inch in diameter and were produced as a scientific novelty to be viewed through a microscope. This excellently presented book brings together for the first time a nearly complete representation of the Dancer 1873 collection with biographical information on each microscopic photograph. Written by Brian Bracegirdle and James McCormick. Hard backed with 280 pages and a hard backed sleeve. Condition excellent

Structural Botany - Flowering Plants

Structural Botany - Flowering Plants

Price: 12.00 / 13.44

An introduction to structural botany - part 1 - Flowering Plants. Written by Scott and Brooks and published by A & C Black in 1927. Numerous drawings. Hard backed with 308 pages. Good condition for its age.

The Seeing Eye

The Seeing Eye

Price: 8.00 / 8.96

Not specifically about microscopy but more fundamentally than that this book is about the eye and how we see things. Fascinating read. Written by H Asher and hard backed with 271 pages, good condition.

A Guide to Human Parasitology

A Guide to Human Parasitology

Price: 14.00 / 15.68

Published in 1961 this covers the whole area of human parasites and remains very relevant to this day. Hard backed, written by Blacklock and Southwell and published by H K Lewis & Co London. This was written as a guide for medical practitioners and its 223 pages contain many drawings and photographs including two full colour plates. Original dust cover and in good condition.

God Bless the Microscope

God Bless the Microscope

Price: 10.00 / 11.20 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Written by Gerard L'E Turner (a prolific microscopy book writer) this is a complete history of the Royal Microscopical Society (RMS) over 150 years. Hard backed with 166 pages and some excellent photographs down the ages. Excellent condition.

Crystals and the Polarising Microscope

Crystals and the Polarising Microscope

Price: 18.00 / 20.16 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

This is a book for the specialist geologist and covers an area where mathematics meets microscopy. Angles are everything in geology. Written in 1950 by Hartshome and Stuart it deals with this complex area from a very practical microscopy perspective. Published by Edward Arnold it is hard backed with dust cover. 473 pages with index and many diagrams and trigonometry angles

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