A superbly cased in green leather lined in velvet Dollond Gould-Type Microscope Circa 1820

A superbly cased in green leather lined in velvet Dollond Gould-Type Microscope Circa 1820

€960

Circa

1820

Countries of manufacture

UK and Ireland, France

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy

Description

A very fine and quite rare example of a French cased, in a typical green leather case lined in red chamois, Gould-type microscope signed “Dollond London” so datable circa late 1820s’.

The microscope is a small and portable brass Gould-type microscope we can use as a simple microscope or a compound microscope and of which three different lenses allow different magnifications.

But this English was made for the Continental market and was recased in a an attractive French green leather case lined in red chamoix.

A very example of this classic.

Average height : 22cm ; box : 12×13 cm.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, 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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