Charles Chevalier’s book containing the best description of his universal achromatic microscope – 1839

Charles Chevalier’s book containing the best description of his universal achromatic microscope – 1839

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1839

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific Books, Microscopy

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CHEVALIER (Charles), Des microscopes et de leur usage, Paris, Chez l’auteur et Chez Crochart, 1839

Large 8vo of (6), 284 et 5 plates ; original half-cloth binding.

 

The famous and seminal Charles Chevalier’s book only dedicated to microscopes, its history, its uses and all its contemporary evolutions.

Furthermore, this book contains the best, largest, the more detailed and illustrated description of the horizontal/universal achromatic Charles Chevalier microscope.

Despite some foxings at the first and last pages, a good copy.

A little rare.

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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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