Science heritage Limited, 1987. Hardcover. Special Edition.
Robert Hooke, Henry Baker , James Wilson, Andrew Pritchard, John Quekett, Richard Beck, Arthur Bolles Lee, Brian Bracegirdle, James McCormick
A beautiful 8 volume set of titles on the history of microscopy published by Science Heritage Ltd. Each hardcover volume is a reprint of a classic treatise on the subject. The titles include:
•Micrographica by Robert Hooke, 1665
•The Microscope Made Easy by Henry Baker, 1769 & Pocket Microscopes by James Wilson, 1706
•The Microscope Cabinet by Andrew Pritchard, 1832
•Practical Treatise on the Use of the Microscope by John Quekett, 1848
•The Achromatic Microscope by Richard Beck, 1865
•The Microtomist’s Vade-Mecum by Arthur Bolles Lee, 1885
•A History of Microtechnique by Brian Bracegirdle, 1987
•18th-Century Microscopes by James McCormick, 1987
The set is contained in a very nice slipcase.