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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

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.

Light for Students

Light for Students

Price: 8.00 / 8.96

Most would agree that the dominant issue in microscopy is what light does and the way in which it behaves. That is how we see thinks. This book deals in detail (sometimes mathematical detail) the way in which light behaves and the way that are eyes perceive it Written by Edwin Edser in 1915 (still very relevant) the hard backed book covers 579 pages and includes numerous diagrams and equations. One for the serious physicist.

Outlines of Zoology

Outlines of Zoology

Price: 16.00 / 17.92

A definitive catalogue of zoology as understood in 1906. Written by J A Thompson. Hardbacked with 856 pages and many excellent illustrative drawings. In very good condition for its age.

The Microscope shown to the Children

The Microscope shown to the Children

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

Down the generations parents and grandparents have associated an interest in microscopes with 'scholarlyness'. This book written by Captain Ellison Hawks looks at microscopy from the perspective of the instant results that children demand (even in 1919!). Hard backed and with 146 pages this looks at making slides to interest children from mites and ticks to pond life. There are a large number of photographs as well as drawings which is unusual in a book from this period. It is showing its age a bit but well put together.

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.

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.

Half Hours with the Microscope

Half Hours with the Microscope

Price: 10.00 / 11.20

This one of the most popular microscopy books written and went to many editions, this volume is from the 17th edition and would date from approximately 1920 or so. The idea was to help amateur microscopists spend a worthwhile 30 minutes with their microscopes in the garden, country, seashore and near a pond and the book is divided into those sections. Hard backed and written by Dr Lankester who was one of the Presidents of the Royal Microscopical Society (RMS).

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.

Scanning Electron Microscopy

Scanning Electron Microscopy

Price: 49.00 / 54.88

Seven hardbacked bound copies of the proceedings of the International Journal of Scanning Electron Microscopy from 1984 and 1985. This is a set of very specialised papers and not for those with a casual interest

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.

Using the Microscope - a guide for naturalists

Using the Microscope - a guide for naturalists

Price: 8.00 / 8.96

Written by Eric V Grave this card backed large book has 189 pages. Its content is based on a special for amateur naturalists at the New York Microscopical Society. Many excellent photographs

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.

Textbook of Botany

Textbook of Botany

Price: 8.00 / 8.96

The definitive textbook of Botany running into 620 pages with index. Hard backed and written by Lowson. There is nothing else you would need to know about the anatomy and physiology of plants with many, many illustrations.

The microscope and how to use it

The microscope and how to use it

Price: 8.00 / 8.96 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

An excellent book covering how to use a microscope and how to make specimens for it. Written by Dr G Stehli and published by Oak Tree Press. Hard backed with 156 pages and an index

The Microscope

The Microscope

Price: 10.00 / 11.20

Published by R & J Beck (the microscope people) probably as an early support for the use of the microscopes that they manufactured and written by Conrad Beck. As the book says ‘The correct use of the microscope stems from the understanding of its various parts’. This book has long since been seen as a timeless dissertation on the structure and use of the light microscope. Hard backed and in good condition dated 1921 and owned at some stage by a G T Gibson

Notes on Microscopical Technique for Zoologists

Notes on Microscopical Technique for Zoologists

Price: 8.00 / 8.96 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

This is a hard backed book written about the techniques used by research students in Zoology at the University of Cambridge. Edited by C.F.A. Pantin. Hard backed.