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Biological Microtechniques: Sanderson

Biological Microtechniques: Sanderson


Price: 41.00 / Euro 45.92

We are delighted to see this fine publication back in print. An easy to read practical guide providing readers with all the knowledge they require to prepare better and more informative slides. Many pictures and diagrams.

Microscopy as a Hobby

Microscopy as a Hobby


Price: 10.50 / Euro 11.76

Finally, an amateur microscopy book up-to-date with our modern world to introduce children, teenagers, and adults to a fantastic hobby and pastime. Learn how to buy a microscope, how to use it, what to look at, how to photograph & video what you find. The author founded one of the most established Hobby Microscopy sites on the web. Here is a book which exceeds the vision of other microscopy books for newbies and young people. Clear practical guide to everything you need to get started at any age. And if you are a teenager or older person wanting to get started, a whole section (half the book) brings the hobby into the digital age. The cobwebs covering older microscopy books are swept away as this book barges through and connects the pastime and pursuit of amateur microscopy in the past to the digital age of today. Learn how to make professional looking microscopy videos or take huge image photographs using budget microscopes and limited resources. Make stunning 3D images of microscopic creatures and plants or macro 3D images of insects. Not only a practical guide to the hobby today but an inspirational guide to help new people taking up the hobby use new techniques, materials, and safe methods to make their own slides and share their discoveries with others across the worldwide web

Safe Microscopic Techniques for Amateurs - Slide Mounting

Safe Microscopic Techniques for Amateurs - Slide Mounting


Price: 10.00 / Euro 11.20

With many chemicals once used to prepare and mount specimens on slides now banned or deemed toxic, the enthusiast microscopist requires accress to easy-to-source mixes and chemicals to mount their own slides. This work by Walter Dioni provides a perfect solution

Pippa's Progress

Pippa's Progress


Price: 10.50 / Euro 11.76

The perfect guide for all young people using a microscope for the first time. This book is supported by free internet accessed tutorial videos. Highly recommended for the junior scientist.

Understanding and using the Light Microscope

Understanding and using the Light Microscope


Price: 8.00 / Euro 8.96

Anyone buying a microscope for the first time needs this excellent book. The microscope is 'explained' in a superb easy to understand and visual way. Not only that but there are 9 supporting videos available free online to download. An exceptional book highly recommended

Practical Microscopy

Practical Microscopy


Price: 12.00 / Euro 13.44

by J E Marson. 72 pages. A first rate guide for the novice and experienced microscopist alike. The book concentrates in chapter form on the preparation of specimens for microscopy

A Colour Atlas of Histology: Gartner & Hiatt

A Colour Atlas of Histology: Gartner & Hiatt


Price: 44.00 / Euro 49.28

A magnificant book containing a large number of superb colour photomicrographs and line drawings of human tissues. 444 pages.

Introduction to Light Microscopy: Bradbury et al:

Introduction to Light Microscopy: Bradbury et al:


Price: 39.00 / Euro 43.68

Bradbury & Bracegirdle. 123 pages. A fine publication covering all aspects of the theory and practical use of compound and stereomicroscopes. Recommended

Insects on Nettles: Davies

Insects on Nettles: Davies


Price: 15.00 / Euro 16.80

A superb book for the insect enthusiast, specialising in the nettle habitat - an ideal book for the stereomicroscopist. Recommeded for its illustrations

Koi Health

Koi Health


Price: 17.00 / Euro 19.04

Written by Holmes and Pitman, this is an excellent hard back book for the Koi keeper that deals with the microscopy of Koi parasitic disease. 160 pages with over 300 colour pictures. Recommended.

Ants: Skinner & Allen

Ants: Skinner & Allen


Price: 14.95 / Euro 16.74

Adventures with a Microscope: Headstrom

Adventures with a Microscope: Headstrom


Price: 11.00 / Euro 12.32

A guide book to 59 experiments using any simple microscope. An excellent for the young scientist (of any age!).

Modern Photomicrography: Bracegirdle & Bradbury

Modern Photomicrography: Bracegirdle & Bradbury


Price: 41.00 / Euro 45.92

An introduction to the theory and practice of producing high quality photomicrographs

Exploring Gardens with the Microscope: Hingley

Exploring Gardens with the Microscope: Hingley


Price: 3.00 / Euro 3.36

A booklet to support the use of a microscope around the garden. Ideal for the beginner.

An ABC of Microscopic Life: Hingley

An ABC of Microscopic Life: Hingley


Price: 3.00 / Euro 3.36

A booklet explaining most of the more common terms and applications in microscopy

Exploring the Seashore with a Microscope: Hingley

Exploring the Seashore with a Microscope: Hingley


Price: 3.00 / Euro 3.36

A booklet to assist with the use of a microscope at the seashore. Ideal for the beginner

Exploring Freshwater with a Microscope: Hingley

Exploring Freshwater with a Microscope: Hingley


Price: 3.00 / Euro 3.36

Ideal for the beginner. Deals with the microscopy of life forms commonly found in freshwater, ditches and ponds.

Set of Hingley Booklets

Set of Hingley Booklets


Price: 10.00 / Euro 11.20

The full set of 4 Hingley booklets listed above at a price advantage

First Steps into a Secret World

First Steps into a Secret World


Price: 3.50 / Euro 3.92

Published by the Manchester Microscopical Society. This book offers practical guidance for those who would like to see some of the millions of creatures and organisms which are not visible to the naked eye and without which life on this planet would not exist

Microscopy of Textile Fibres: Greaves & Saville

Microscopy of Textile Fibres: Greaves & Saville


Price: 41.00 / Euro 45.92

A specialist well written book dealing with the microscopic examination of textile fibres

Animals of the Surface Film: Guthrie

Animals of the Surface Film: Guthrie


Price: 15.00 / Euro 16.80

The definitive book listing and illustrating the myriad of life forms that inhabit the surface film of fresh water habitats

Microscopic Life in Sphagnum: Hingley

Microscopic Life in Sphagnum: Hingley


Price: 15.00 / Euro 16.80

A well written book dealing with sphagnum moss and the life forms that it contains

Pollen its collection and Preparation for the Microscope

Pollen its collection and Preparation for the Microscope


Price: 8.00 / Euro 8.96

Deals with the techniques for the preparation of pollen for microscopical examination.

Pollen Identification for Beekeepers

Pollen Identification for Beekeepers


Price: 27.00 / Euro 30.24

Written by Rex Sawyer, this is an excellent guide to the features of British pollen and comes complete with a CD rom which contains a superb identification key. Highly recommended.

Animals under Logs & Stones: Wheater & Read

Animals under Logs & Stones: Wheater & Read


Price: 15.00 / Euro 16.80

A beautifully illustrated book and a must for the natural history beginner. There are excellent user friendly identification keys to the many forms of easily accessible life forms in these types of habitat.

Animals of Sandy Shores: Hayward

Animals of Sandy Shores: Hayward


Price: 15.00 / Euro 16.80

Again a beautifully illustrated book, all the investigator needs to make novel discoveries about plants and animals on the shoreline

Solitary Wasps: Hopkins

Solitary Wasps: Hopkins


Price: 15.00 / Euro 16.80

Solitary wasps fascinate naturalists because they are diverse, often colourful and lively creatures to watch. As well as covering the latest arrivals to Britain, the keys include the species apparently extinct in Britain - to help continental users of the book.

Insects on Thistles: Redfern

Insects on Thistles: Redfern


Price: 15.00 / Euro 16.80

Thistles support a rich and varied fauna of insect herbivores. Most are restricted to a particular habitat and there are distinct groups of insects associated with different parts of the plant.

Microscopic Monsters: Arnold

Microscopic Monsters: Arnold


Price: 6.00 / Euro 6.72

An amusing cartoon illustrated book full of microscopy facts aimed to get the junior scientist itching to get their hands on a microscope

Contrast Techniques in Light Microscopy: Bradbury & Evernett

Contrast Techniques in Light Microscopy: Bradbury & Evernett


Price: 41.00 / Euro 45.92

An excellent book covering a wide range of microscopy techniques and systems designed to enhance specimen detail, for example phase contrast.

Understanding and Using the Stereomicroscope

Understanding and Using the Stereomicroscope


Price: 7.50 / Euro 8.40

There has been the need for a long time for a book that combines the theory and practice of stereomicroscopy. As this well constructed and written book by Lewis Woolnough shows there is more to low power microscopy than many people think. Excellent pictures and the book is cleverly divided into colour coded sections. A Quekett Microscopical Club publication. Recommended

The Ultimate Guide to Your Microscope: Levine & Johnstone

The Ultimate Guide to Your Microscope: Levine & Johnstone


Price: 11.00 / Euro 12.32

This is the book that we wish we had written. It is simply excellent. Imported from the US this book takes you through the process of making slide preparations with a high power microscope in an easy to understand format. Excellent illustrations and instructions. A must for all of those who want to make their own slide preparations. Highly recommended

Colour Atlas of Rocks and Minerals: MacKenzie & Adams

Colour Atlas of Rocks and Minerals: MacKenzie & Adams


Price: 24.00 / Euro 26.88

Written to accompany degree courses in mineralogy, this is also a fine atlas for the amateur geologist. There are over 160 excellent photomicrographs together with descriptions and source information about 75 different minerals and rocks. An excellent book.

Fluorescence Microscopy: Herman

Fluorescence Microscopy: Herman


Price: 36.00 / Euro 40.32

Combines the key aspects of theoretical and practical fluorescence microscopy and includes all the latest techniques and applications. The book describes the principles involved in fluorescence microscopy, the equipment required and the major applications

Practical Microscopy for Beekeepers

Practical Microscopy for Beekeepers


Price: 15.00 / Euro 16.80

Microscopy is a very important part of beekeeping these days. The author, Bob Maurer, has aquired considerable knowledge in this area from a self taught beginning. This book is well written from this perspective and is an easy read. It succeeds where others have failed in making what is potentially a very technical subject understandable from the beginners viewpoint. Why microscopes are needed in beekeeping and how they are used is clearly and concisely described. An excellent book

Understanding Bee Anatomy

Understanding Bee Anatomy


Price: 27.50 / Euro 30.80

This is a magnificent book with a very large number of full colour photographs that explain visually the structure of the honeybee. This must be the modern definitive work on the structure of the bee. Highly recommended.

Pollen Microscopy

Pollen Microscopy


Price: 21.00 / Euro 23.52

It is not often that the definitive book on a subject is written. For those interested in the microscopy of pollen this is the definitive book. Superb drawings of pollen grains and superb presentation. How to prepare pollen and how to identify it is what the book does. Highly recommended