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First Edition. A popular book on the subject, which was revised at least three times, about a decade apart, as photo technology changed rapidly. This is the original edition. Illustrated throughout. 322 pages, with 10 collotype plates at the end. First edition (first printing). A near fine hardcover copy in red.....
First Edition. Book I: Some reflections on Abraham Trembley and his Memoires; Book II: A Translation from the French of Memoires pur servir a l'histoire d'un genre de polypes d'eau douce a bras en forme de cornes. xvi, 60, xii, 191 pages, plus many folding facsimile plates. First edition (first printing).....
First Edition. With 298 illustrations. Focuses on the components and function of the microscope, rather than what you can see with one. The author was the chief chemist of the Igranic Electric Co. 296 pages. First edition (first printing). A very good or better copy in a like dust jacket.
Second Edition. "This second edition has been rewritten in part and much new material has been added." xv, 376 pages. 54 black-and-white plates. A very good copy in a very good dust jacket with some tape repairs on the back (verso). Gift inscription on front free endpaper apologizing for the belated.....
First Edition. An English translation from the German of the first seven (of ten) chapters of the 1877 edition of Das Mikroskop. The preface explains why this translation lacks the final three chapters: the manuscript and all but one copy of the printed edition were burned in a fire at the.....
Fifteenth edition, re-constructed, re-written, revised, and enlarged throughout. "With upwards of nine hundred engraved and coloured illustrations by Tuffen West and other artists." xxiv, 704 pages. With the errata slip. A very good copy, with some foxing to the pages. Bound in the publisher's maroon cloth. No dust jacket.
First Edition. "The success of the author's former, larger, more pretentious, and more expensive treatise on Photo-micrography, and the desire to put into the hands of wholly inexperienced workers a manual, brief, explicit, practical, and moderate in price, have led to the production of this book"—preface. This edition is undated (1893.....
First Edition. Part I describes the Billings collection; part II describes the A.J.W. Kaas collection. In all, more than 300 microscopes are pictured and described. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. First edition (first printing). Very good or better in the publisher's green cloth binding.
Revised Edition. A revised edition of a book first published in 1859. xii, 422 pages. Nicely bound in half green calf, stamped in gilt on the spine. All edges gilt. Bookplate on inside front cover awarding this copy to Sophie Pakley for earning top marks in Religious Knowledge at Whitelands College.....