A Practical Treatise on the Use of the Microscope: Including the Different Methods of Preparing and Examining Animal, Vegetable, and Mineral Structures
A collection of eight volumes that have been seclected for publication from original editions or new manuscripts, describing history and progress in the art and science of microscopy and microtechnique.
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History of the Microscope
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