Fine Adams/Jones Botanical Microscope in Morocco Red Case With Dedication

Fine Adams/Jones Botanical Microscope in Morocco Red Case With Dedication

Stock Number: FG_23001


This is a fine example of the small pocket microscope that was likely produced by the W & S Jones company, which purchased the rights to George Adams's book 'Essays on the Microscope' (1787), first depicting this model. The instrument offered here is contained tn a nice tooled red morocco case with dedication and date.



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UK and Ireland

Categories: Scientific, Microscopy, Mineralogy & Gemmology, Natural history


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IL Gilgamesh

Gilgamesh was the mythological hero of the cultures of ancient West Asia, who set out on a journey in which he sought youth and eternal life.
Fleaglass Gilgamesh is located in Israel. As an archaeologist researching the material culture of the distant past and using the microscope as a major research tool, for more than two decades I have collected microscopes from the first 300 years of existence of this amazing tool and researched the cultural context of their use. Passion has become an obsession and I cultivate the full and almost unique West Asian collection of historical microscopes. Respectively, I put up for sale surplus or interesting items from the collection. I would be happy to advise any interested collector free of charge. Needless to say, I would love to send photos, information and bibliographic references, and discuss the sale details of the items offered here for sale.

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