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The History of the Microscope
Book Collection on DVD

The microscope was one of the most important developments in the history of science. By creating a device that could see very small, new discoveries were made that literally transformed the world. From health and medicine to materials science to everything in between, the microscope played a big part in the major advancements of all technologies.

This collection of 35 books and 16 issues of the journal The Microscope explore the earlier history of this hugely versatile instrument.

Here is a collection of the books/journals in this collection:

Microscope books

  1. The microscope: its history, construction, and applications (1869) - Hogg, Jabez - 762 pages
  2. The microscope; a simple handbook (1921) - Beck, Conrad - 144 pages
  3. The microscope; an advanced handbook (1921) - Beck, Conrad - 231 pages
  4. The microscope (1920) - Hawks, Ellison - 154 pages
  5. Beck microscopes ([19--?]) - 116 pages
  6. The microscope : [excerpts] from The museum of science and art (1856) - Lardner, Dionysius - 250 pages
  7. Manipulation of the microscope (1897) - Bausch, Edward - 200 pages
  8. The microscope and histology (1892) - Gage, Simon Henry - 234 pages
  9. The Telescope and Microscope (1852) - Thomas Dick - 178 pages
  10. Evenings at the microscope (pref. 1859) - Gosse, Philip Henry - 468 pages
  11. Nature through microscope & camera (1909) - Kerr, Richard - 344 pages
  12. The microscope and its revelations Volume 1 (1883) - Carpenter, William Benjamin - 388 pages
  13. The microscope and its revelations Volume 2 (1883) - Carpenter, William Benjamin - 354 pages
  14. Photography Applied to the Microscope (1891) - Frederick William Mills, Thomas Charters White - 61 pages
  15. The microscope; a practical handbook (1922) - Wright, Lewis; Drew, Aubrey H - 287 pages
  16. Common objects of the microscope (1861) - Wood, J. G. (John George); West, Tuffen - 188 pages
  17. How to See with the Microscope (1885) - J Edwards Smith - 420 pages
  18. How to Work with the Microscope (1868) - Lionel Smith Beale - 550 pages
  19. The microscope in the brewery and malthouse (1889) - Matthews, Charles George; Lott, Francis Edward - 198 pages
  20. Employment for the microscope : in two parts (1764) - Baker, Henry - 509 pages
  21. One thousand objects for the microscope (1869) - Cooke, M. C. (Mordecai Cubitt) - 160 pages
  22. The Microscope: an introduction to microscopic methods and to histology (1917) - Simon Henry Gage - 492 pages
  23. Microscopy: The Construction, Theory and Use of the Microscope (1907) - Edmund Johnson Spitta - 566 pages
  24. Principles of microscopy, being a handbook to the microscope (1906) - Wright, Almroth Edward - 316 pages
  25. How to use the microscope; a guide for the novice (1912) - Hall, Charles Albert - 141 pages
  26. Half-hours with the microscope : a popular guide to the use of the microscope as a means of amusement and instruction (1892) - Lankester, Edwin - 173 pages
  27. The microscopist; or, A complete manual on the use of the microscope (1853) - Wythe, J. H. (Joseph Henry) - 232 pages
  28. The microscope and its lessons. A study of the invisible world; with pictorial descriptions of its inhabitants (1891) - Crowther, James - 296 pages
  29. Micoscopes and microscopic accessories 32nd edition (1902) - Carl Zeiss - 178 pages
  30. Micoscopes and microscopic accessories 33rd edition (1906) - Carl Zeiss - 122 pages
  31. Microscopes and accessories catalog (1900) - Bausch & Lomb Optical Company - 194 pages
  32. Practical hints on the selection and use of the microscope. Intended for beginners (1892) - Phin, John - 155 pages
  33. The amateur microscopist or, Views of the microscopic world, a handbook of microscopic manipulation and microscopic objects ... illustrated with 247 figures on wood and stone (1871) - Brocklesby, John - 176 pages
  34. The preparation & mounting of microscopic objects (1873) - Davies, Thomas, microscopist; Matthews, John, M. D - 232 pages
  35. Three American Microscope Builders (1945) - American Optical Company - 78 pages


The Microscope. AND ITS RELATION TO Medicine and Pharmacy Journal Series- Each volume is 12 monthly issues - somewhere between 200 and 400 pages

  1. Volume 1 - 1881
  2. Volume 2 - 1882
  3. Volume 3 - 1883
  4. Volume 4 - 1884
  5. Volume 5 - 1885
  6. Volume 6 - 1886
  7. Volume 7 - 1887
  8. Volume 8 - 1888
  9. Volume 9 - 1889
  10. Volume 11 - 1991
  11. Volume 12 - 1892
  12. New Series Volume 1 -1893
  13. New Series Volume 1 -1894
  14. New Series Volume 1 -1895
  15. New Series Volume 1 -1896
  16. New Series Volume 1 -1897


A few images taken at random from some of the volumes are included below.




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