Catalogue of the first public exhibition only dedicated to scientific instruments in 1876

Catalogue of the first public exhibition only dedicated to scientific instruments in 1876

180 euros

Circa

1876

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Scientific Books, Mineralogy & Gemmology

Description

Rare French edition, published in the same time than the English edition, of the catalogue of the first public exhibition only dedicated to scientific instruments for the exposition of the Loan collection at the South Kensington Museum in London.

 

Guide théorique pour l’exposition d’appareils scientifiques du Musée de South Kensington, Paris, Hachette, 1876. 

8vo of XVIII, 345 and (1) pages.

We can note sections on calculating machines, molecular physics, the printed photography, optical instruments, but also geographical maps, cristallogaphy and mineralogy (this last one with two illustrations) and microscopes by Sorby.

Rare presentation copy with a printed presentation label on the second cover.

Fine original condition.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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