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Baker, Henry
Of Microscopes, and the Discoveries Made Thereby
London: For J. Dodsley. A New Edition, Dodsley 1785 2 vol., 32 engraved plates, many folding, folding letterpress table, vol.1 S7 with short repaired closed tear, one plate with small marginal closed tear, attractive contemporary tree calf, uniform later labels to both volumes, vol 1 very small, light water stain to top margin of c. 20 leaves, vol 2 end blank with short repaired closed tear, generally excellent. Note this edition brings together Baker's 2 major works on the microscope for the first time. Vol 1 The Microscope Made Easy. xxiii, 324pp., 16 plates and Vol 2 Employment for the Microscope. xx, 442pp., (10)pp. index. 17 plates. Both works had previously been published separately on several occasions.Provenance : Spain's Hall Essex, armorial bookplates [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Finecopy ABA [Westbury, WILTS, United Kingdom]
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