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First Edition. A brief listing of some 6000 works, with authors, titles, and publication details. This work was published soon after Thompson (1860–1948) assumed the post of professor of natural history at the University of Dundee, Scotland, his first professional job. He is best known for his book On Growth.....
First Edition. A work mostly devoted to entomology (insects being the most common subject of these essays), with a few botanical pieces. Two examples: Essay X, "On a Species of Fly produced on the Flower of a Plant" and Essay XII: "On the Production and Fructification of a Singular Species.....
First Edition. The English version of Beitrage zur Interferenz Mikroskopie, with new content not included in the original German work. An introduction to a branch of light and electron microscopy. Translated by J. Home Dickson. 394 pages. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in a good, price-clipped dust.....
First Edition. A technical introduction to the microscope, including a section on projection microscopes. Illustrated with more than 170 engravings in the text. 322 pages. Text in FRENCH. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in the publisher's russet cloth. Frontispiece tissue guard missing.
Sixth edition. Illustrated with 26 plates and 500 wood engravings. 388, 354 pages. A lovely two-volume set of this microscopy classic. These two volumes bound in red cloth stamped in black and gilt. Very slight fading to the spine. In Wood's Library of Standard Medical Authors.
First Edition. The first two (of four) volumes of Arthur Cole's short-lived periodical that published essays on scientific studies illustrated with color lithographed plates. Volume I has 53 plates and volume II has 36 plates. Cole, as Arthur C. Cole and Son, sold commercial microscope slides. This edition is "much.....
Second Edition. Volume I: Principles and Use of Microscopes and Accessories and Physical Methods for the Study of Chemical Problems. Volume II: Chemical Methods and Inorganic Qualitative Analysis. xvi, 478 and xi, 438 pages. Second edition. Very good or better hardcovers; no dust jackets. Previous owners' names inside.
An early edition of one of the most popular books on microscopes in the 19th century. Illustrated with in-text engravings. xii, 506 pages. I have not located a copy with a date; the dating is based on the date in the preface. There is another, similar 1859 edition, also not.....
Third Edition. An early edition of one of the most popular microscope books of the 19th century. This third edition indicates that 7000 copies had been sold. With hand-colored plates. 106 pages. 8 black-and-white plates. 32 pages of publisher ads. A very good copy in purple and pink cloth, with a......