RARE FIRST ED. of HOGG’S The Microscope 1854

RARE FIRST ED. of HOGG’S The Microscope 1854

Euro 350



Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Bookshop, Microscopy


RARE FIRST ED. of HOGG’S The Microscope 1854

Jabez Hogg

The Microscope: its History, Construction, and Applications.

Illustr. “ with upwards of five hundred engravings”

London, 1854


Large 8° (22×14.5cm), frontespiece, 440p., 169 figg, 15 plates

Original binding (little worn on spine) with gold tooling


Rare first edition of a classic on the history and use of the Microscope, with illustration on microscopes of the time and many accessories and use.

A must have for every microscope collector.


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