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Essays on the Microscope; Containing a Practical Description of the Most Improved Microscopes. . . The second edition, with considerable additions and improvements.

By: Adams, George, Jr. (1750-1795).

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: London:, Printed by Dillon and Keating, for the Editor, 1798.: 1798

Seller ID: S13101


2 vols. bound in one (i.e. with Atlas dated 1787). 4to. xvii, [vii], 724, 14, 2 pp. 32 engraved double-page plates, with the allegorical frontispiece mezzotint (dated 1787), "Truth discovering to Time, Science, instructing her children in the improvements of the microscope," after T.S. Duche, with the folded title-page for the Atlas of plates, errata, list of plates (numbered 1-31; with 26A and 26B, making 32), index; occasional foxing. Original half calf by Hering (with his stamp: "Bound by Hering 9 Newman St"); worn, inner joints neatly reinforced with kozo. Bookplates of Max... View more info