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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.
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
Price: £15.00 / €16.80
This is a manual from a bygone age of UK microscope production. Published by Cooke Troughton and Simms it covers both compound and stereomicroscopes and measuring with a microscope - a mine of information. Card backed with 78 pages. Good condition.
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.
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.
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.
Price: £17.00 / €19.04
An excellent book that describes the history of the Royal Microscopical Society. Written by Gerard LE Turner a past president. A fascinating historical account. Hard backed with 115 pages and many illustrations.
Price: £30.00 / €33.60
There was a time when books about microscopy were as plentiful as books about computers are today. These two volumes written by Carpenter and Dallinger deal comprehensively with the microscope and its accessories in volume one and an extensive look into the world that microscopes can show us in volume 2. Published in 1915, volume 1 has 529 pages and volume 2 - 1136 pages. Both volumes have many excellent plates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An excellent book published in 1957. It is an exploration of the design and construction of the Cooke Troughton and Simms 'stable' of microscopes. These were often innovative in their design. A well-presented book with many illustrations and plans. Hard backed and written by B.O.Payne
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Price: £52.00 / €58.24
Published in 1874, the fly leaf describes this amazing book as 'a guide to the examination and investigation of the structure and nature of microscopic objects'. Written by Griffiths and Henfrey who must have made this a life's work to gather together all this information and present it in alphabetical format. To add to its excellence there are also 48 pages of plates with a total of 812 woodcut illustrations. 844 pages. The book cover does show some signs of its age but the spine is sound.
During the 18 hundreds and early 20th century there were many individuals making a living by selling slide preparations from all sorts of materials using technology as it was then understood. These are now very collectable items and this book is a catalogue of those who contributed to this microscopy revolution. Written by Brian Bracegirdle this is hard backed with 224 pages and many coloured plates of the examples of the work of these many 100's of preparers. Published by the Quekett Club in 1998. Condition very good.
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