Microscope Museum

Collection of antique microscopes and other scientific instruments

 

 

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Benson, Tony (2021) Brass and Glass: Optical Instruments and Their Makers. Tony Benson (420 pages)

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Bracegirdle, Brian (1996) Notes on modern microscope manufacturers. Quekett Microscopical Club (101 pages)

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Bracegirdle, Brian (1998) Microscopical Mounts and Mounters. Quekett Microscopical Club (231 pages)

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Bracegirdle, Brian (1983) Beads of glass: Leeuwenhoek and the early microscope. Catalogue of an Exhibition in the Museum Boerhaave (76 pages)

Bracegirdle, Brian (2010) A history of photography with the light microscope. The Quekett Microscopical Club (221 pages)

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Bracegirdle, Brian (2005) A catalogue of the microscopy collections at the science museum, London, Little Imp Publications (CD)

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Bradbury, S (1967) The evolution of the microscope, Oxford (360 pages)

Brown, O (1986) The Whipple Museum of the History of Science, Catalogue 7 – Microscopes. Whipple Museum of the History of Science, Cambridge (95 pages)

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Clarke, TN, Morrison-Low AD, Simpson ADC (1998) Brass and Glass: Scientific Instrument Making Workshops in Scotland as Illustrated by Instruments from the Fidnk Collection of the Royal Museum of Scotland. NMSE - Publishing Ltd (336 pages)

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Clay, Reginald S., and Court, Thomas H. (1982) The History of the Microscope. Littlehampton Book Services Ltd (280 pages)

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Clifton, G (1995) Directory of British Scientific Instrument Makers, 1550-1851. Bloomsbury USA (331 pages)

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Crump, Thomas (2002) A Brief History Of Science As Seen Through The Development Of Scientific Instruments. Carroll & Graf (384 pages)

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Daumas, Maurice (1989) Scientific Instruments of the 17th and 18th Centuries and Their Makers. Batsford Ltd (370 pages)

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Ford, Brian J. (1985) Single Lens, The Story of the Simple Microscope. Harper & Row (182 pages)

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Giordano, Raymond V. (2007) Singular beauty: simple microscopes from the Giordano collection. MIT Museum (64 pages)

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Hawkes, Nigel (1981) Early Scientific Instruments. Abbeville Press Inc. (168 pages)

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McCormick, James B., and Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1991) Atlas Catalogue of Replica Rara Antique Microscopes. Replica Rara Limited, Schiller Park, Illinois (87 pages)

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Mills, John Fitzmaurice (1983) Encyclopaedia of Antique Scientific Instruments. John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd (272 pages)

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Nuttall, R. H. (1979) Microscopes from the Frank collection, 1800-1860 (64 pages)

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Palmer FW, Sahiar AB (1971) Microscopes to the end of the 19th century. A Science Museum illustrated booklet. Her Majesty’s Stationary Office

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Pantalony, David (2005) Study, Measure, Experiment: Dartmouth's Allen King Collection of Scientific Instruments. Terra Nova Press (288 pages)

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Pearsall, Ronald (1974) Collecting and Restoring Scientific Instruments. David & Charles (288 pages)

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The Science Museum (1992) Science Preserved: Directory of Scientific Instruments in Collections in the United Kingdom and Eire. Stationery Office Books (270 pages)

Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1975) Catalogue of Microscopes, Museo Di Storia Della Scienza. Giunti, Rome (133 pages)

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Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1980) Antique Scientific Instruments. Littlehampton Book Services Ltd (168 pages)

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Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1980) Essays on the history of the microscope, Oxford (245 pages)

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Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1981) Collecting Microscopes (Christie's South Kensington collectors series). Littlehampton Book Services Ltd (160 pages)

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Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1983) Nineteenth Century Scientific Instruments. Sotheby's Publications (320 pages)

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Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1989) God bless the microscope! (History of the RMS), Oxford (116 pages)

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Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1989) The great age of the microscope (Catalogue of the RMS collection), Bristol (380 pages)

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Turner, Gerard L’Estrange (1998) Scientific Instruments, 1500-1900: An Introduction. University of California Press (128 pages)

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Wynter, Harriet & Turner, Anthony (1975) Scientific Instruments. Charles Scribner's Sons (239 pages)