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Ferns

Ferns

Price: 6.00 / 6.72

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.

Insects, Ticks, Mites and Venomous Animals

Insects, Ticks, Mites and Venomous Animals

Price: 20.00 / 22.40

This is simply a magnificent book for the subject matter and has an expanded relationship chart as can be seen in the photograph. This is not for the faint hearted and contains due space for some of the worlds 'nasties'. This is actually a compendium of a series of university lectures. Dates (but is not 'dated') from 1929. Written by Patton and Evans and is hard backed with 786 pages and an index. Pull out chart,

Animal Biology

Animal Biology

Price: 18.00 / 20.16

Written by Grove and Neville in 1971, this is a definitive book covering the animal kingdom from microscopic life to insects to mammals. A well-crafted and very informative volume. Hard backed with 910 pages and an index. Very many illustrations and diagrams. Very good condition.

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.


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.

Modern Microscopy

Modern Microscopy

Price: 10.00 / 11.20

That is always a dangerous title for a book as events will overtake it and 'modern' then dates. However this book is still very relevant covers the full scope of these instrument from standard compound microscope to electron and even 'flying-spot' microscopes (if you are wondering these use a narrow bean of usually ultraviolet light through the eyepiece and focused in the object plane!). Hard backed with 156 pages

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.

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.

Life in Lakes and Rivers

Life in Lakes and Rivers

Price: 10.00 / 11.20

This book is part of the Collins Naturalist Series. Written by Macan and Worthington it covers all aspects of life in lakes and rivers, part of which of course is microscopic, but it also covers water quality and environmental issues. Numerous plates, photographs and text figures. Hard backed with 320 pages and index. Original dust cover.

Chemical Analysis of Foods

Chemical Analysis of Foods

Price: 15.00 / 16.80

This interesting book deals with the analysis of all types of foods and contains a very informative section on the microscopy of starch in many different foods and how it appears differently under the microscope. Written by H E Cox, it is hard backed with 323 pages and an index. Good condition.

Molds Yeasts and Actinomycetes

Molds Yeasts and Actinomycetes

Price: 12.00 / 13.44 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Written as a definitive reference book for students of bacteriology, this book covers all aspects of 'fungi' including structure, uses, diseases, food and antibiotics Written in 1945, hard backed with 409 pages including an index. Condition good.

Elements of Optical Mineralogy

Elements of Optical Mineralogy

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

Two volumes that between them align mathematics and microscopy. These books are for the serious mineralogist rather than those with a passing interest. Written by Alexander Winchell, both are hard backed with index . Volume 1 deals with principles and methods - 261 pages and Volume 2 the identification of specific minerals via optical formulation

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