A fine first edition of Jabez Hogg’s Construction and Use of the Microscope, dated 1854. Green cover, gold lettering, spine intact, no foxing or loose pages. 170 illustrations, 15 plates of animal and plant structure, 440 pages, octavo size (22 x 14 x 4 cm).
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