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ARTCURIAL. MODERN DESIGN FOR LIVING. Perriand, Jeanneret, Le Corbusier, Prouve. Collection Éric Touchaleaume. Paris - Hôtel Dassault Mardi 15 Avril 2008 à 20h00. Artcurial. 2008.
4to. 8.75 x 11 inches. 142 + [1] pp.+ [10] pp. Text continues on rear endpaper. Illustrated throughout by colour and black and white photographs and by plans. Bound in pictorial laminated boards. A fine copy in near mint condition.
Auction catalogue of designer furniture issued by the Paris auction house, Artcurial. £25.00 [Stock No. 24152]

RICHARDS, J. M. FATHY, HASSAN. HASSAN FATHY. J. M. Richards, Ismail Serageldin, Darl Rastorfer. (Mimar Books) (Architects in the Third World). Concept Media: London: The Architectural Press.  1985.
Square 4to. 9.75 x 10.75 inches. 172 pp. Illustrated throughout by colour and black and white photographs and plans (178 numbered as plates). Maps on verso of firs,t and recto of last, free endpapers.Bound in original blue cloth, gilt in pictorial dust wrapper with some edge tears. Extremities a little worn but otherwise a very good copy. 1987 gift inscription on half title and some pencil notes in text.
A well illustrated survey of the work of Hassan Fathy (1900-89), noted Egyptian architect, who used appropriate and traditional technologies and layouts. It includes a chronology of works, 1937-84. £25.00 [Stock No. 24151]

FIRST ISSUE FIRST EDITION. WELLS, H. G. THE WAR OF THE WORLDS. By H. G. Wells. Author of ‘The Time Machine’, ‘The Island of Doctor Moreau’, ‘The Invisible Man’, etc. William Heinemann. 1898.
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE. 8vo. 5.5 x 7.75 inches. viii (including [i] pp. publisher’s advertisement) + 303 pp. + [1] + [15] +[1] pp. publisher’s advertisements (Mr. William Heinemann’s Autumn Announcements 1897).Bound in original grey cloth with black titles and publisher’s monogram on rear board. Deckled edges. Slight wear to extremities. Some foxing as always; the book being printed on poor paper the foxing is mostly confined to the front preliminaries and the margins, particularly at the start of the book. Stain on upper right hand corner diminishing in size from first free endpaper to p.1. Gift inscription of 1906 on verso of first free endpaper.
The first state of the first edition with 16 pages of advertisements, compared with 32 in the second state. £1,750.00 [Stock No. 24149]

WEST, G. S. A TREATISE ON THE BRITISH FRESHWATER ALGÆ. (Cambridge Biological Series). At the University Press. 1904.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. xv + [i] + 372 pp. + [4] pp. publisher’s advertisement for series. Errata slip tipped in p.1.Illustrated by frontispiece and by 166 text figures.Bound in original blue cloth, gilt. Extremities worn but otherwise a good copy.
First edition of the standard work on the British freshwater algae. George Stephen West (1876-1919), botanist, was Professor of Natural History at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. £15.00 [Stock No. 24148]

PLUES, MARGARET. RAMBLES IN SEARCH OF FLOWERLESS PLANTS. Second Edition. Journal of Horticulture and Cottage Gardener Office, 171 Fleet Street and Houlston and Wright, Paternoster Row. 1865.
8vo. 6 x 9.25 inches. viii + 316 + [2] + [2] pp. publisher’s advertisements. Illustrated by 20 lithograph plates, including printed in colour and hand coloured, and by wood engravings in text.Bound in original green cloth, gilt with blind stamped borders. Deckled edges. Extremities worn and some foxing and browning of pages. Large examination prize labels pasted on front board (stained) and pastedown with smaller oval, Wigton Competitive Examination 1866, on first free endpaper.
A well illustrated study of ferns, mosses, seaweeds, freshwater algae, lichens and fungi. Margaret Mary Plues (1828-1901) was a clergyman’s daughter from Ripon who wrote several popular books on plant life, including Rambles in Search of Wild Flowers, and also Geology for the Million. Flowerless Plants was first published in 1864. £60.00 [Stock No. 24147]

BAUSCH AND LOMB OPTICAL CO. MICROSCOPES AND ACCESSORIES. Photomicrographic and Micro-projection Apparatus Microtomes. Colorimeters Optical Measuring Instruments and Refractometers.  Bausch and Lomb Optical Co. 1929.
4to. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. xiii + [i] + 318 pp. Illustrated throughout in black and white, including many whole page, with colour frontispiece and its recto page. Decorated by company device on second free endpaper and title page. Bound in blue cloth decorated with embossed blind stamping. Small stain at foot of fore edge; otherwise a very good clean copy.
This 1931 catalogue covers high quality microscopes and optical measuring instruments. The company was founded in Rochester, New York State in 1853 by John Joseph Bausch, an optician and Henry Lombe, a financier. It began the manufacture of microscopes in 1876 and later developed a range of spectacle and camera lenses, binoculars and telescopes, etc. The company is currently a leading supplier of contact lenses and other eye health products and operates world wide, with its headquarters now at Bridgewater, New Jersey. £65.00 [Stock No. 24146]

W. F. STANLEY AND CO. LIMITED. CATALOGUE OF W. F. STANLEY AND CO. LIMITED. Manufacturers of Surveying, Mathematical, Drawing, Optical and Scientific Instruments, and Drawing Office Stationers and Furnishers. Established 1853. Thirty-Second ‘P’ Edition.  286, High Holborn. 1931.
8vo. 6 x 8.75 inches. 448 pp. Illustrated throughout by engravings.Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt. Decorated with gilt borders enclosing gilt block of theodolite. Rounded edges. Extremities a little worn but otherwise a very good clean copy.
The catalogue illustrates a wide range of scientific and optical instruments, covering those for surveying, measuring and drawing and including theodolites, microscopes telescopes and binoculars, thermometers and ‘The All-British Calculating Machine.’ William Ford Robinson Stanley (1829-1909) started his own business manufacturing drawing and mathematical instruments in 1854 and issued his first catalogue in 1864. It became a limited company in 1900. As an inventor Stanley had seventy eight patents to his credit and was also a noted philanthropist in Croydon and South London. The company went into liquidation in 1999. £65.00 [Stock No. 24145]

GOSSE, PHILIP HENRY. EVENINGS AT THE MICROSCOPE; OR, RESEARCHES AMONG THE MINUTER ORGANS AND FORMS OF ANIMAL LIFE. By Philip Henry Gosse, F.R.S. A New Edition, revised and annotated. Published under the direction of The Committee of General Literature and Education, appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1877.
8vo. 5.25 x 7.25 inches. xii + 422 + [2] + 4 pp. publisher’s advertisements. Illustrated by numerous engraved text figures.Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, board decorated with blind stamping, enclosing gilt block of microscope, on front board. Extremities a little worn and some foxing largely confined to preliminaries and lower edge; otherwise a bright clean copy.
A reprint of the 1874 new edition. This title, a guide for the home microscopist, was one of the most popular of the works of Philip Henry Gosse (1810-88). It continued to be published in the US until 1905. The basic text of the 1859 first edition has been retained but the author has added margin notes to update the work. £65.00 [Stock No. 24143]

HOGG, JABEZ. THE MICROSCOPE: ITS HISTORY, CONSTRUCTION, AND APPLICATION: Being a Familiar Introduction to the Use of the Instrument, and the Study of Microscopical Science. By Jabez Hogg, M.R.C.S., F.R.M.S. With upwards of Nine Hundred Engraved and Coloured Illustrations by Tuffen West and Other Artists. Fifteenth Edition re-constructed, re-written, revised, and enlarged throughout. George Routledge and Sons, Limited, Broadway, Ludgate Hill.  1911.
Large 8vo. 6.25 x 9 inches. xxiv + 704 pp. Illustrated by 21 plates, including frontispiece, with 8 chromolithograph, 2 green monochrome and 10 black engraved and by 446 engraved text figures. Decorated by title page and endpiece vignettes.Bound in original brown cloth, gilt decorated by gilt block of microscope on spine. Occasional foxing but otherwise a very good clean copy. School prize inscription, Cranemoor School, 1916 on first free endpaper (probably a school formerly located at Highcliffe, Hants, now part of Christchurch, Dorset).
Part I of this well illustrated work examines the microscope, its accessories and use; Part II is a natural history survey of the subjects of microscopy in the plant and animal kingdoms. Jabez Hogg (1817-99), born in Chatham and educated in Rochester, became, after his medical training (admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons 1850) and working as an assistant, ophthalmic surgeon to several London hospitals after 1871. He was honorary secretary to the Royal Microscopical Society, 1867-72 and then president of the new Medical Microscopical Society from 1873. Hogg made use of the newly introduced ophthalmoscope and published numerous titles. The Microscope became a standard work on microscopy and was published in fifteen editions between 1854 and 1898. This is a 1911 reprint of the author’s extensively revised Fifteenth Edition of 1898. £50.00 [Stock No. 24142]

HOGG, JABEZ. THE MICROSCOPE: ITS HISTORY, CONSTRUCTION, AND APPLICATION: Being a Familiar Introduction to the Use of the Instrument, and the Study of Microscopical Science. By Jabez Hogg, M.R.C.S., F.R.M.S. With upwards of Five Hundred Engravings, and Coloured Illustrations by Tuffen West. Eleventh Edition. George Routledge and Sons, Limited, Broadway, Ludgate Hill.  1886.
8vo. 5.5 x 7.75 inches. xx + 764 pp. Appendix, The Microscopical Examination of Water.Illustrated by 9 plates, with 8 chromolithograph, including frontispiece and one wood engraving, numbered in text (plate VII is at p. 684 not 654 as indicated) and by 355 + [1] engraved text figures. Decorated by initials and by endpiece vignette. Bound in original brown cloth decorated by pictorial blind stamping with gilt title block on spine. Foxing largely confined to edges and otherwise a very good clean copy. Bookseller’s label of Harrison, 59, Pall Mall and bookplate with initial P and motto in Greek on front pastedown.
Part I of this well illustrated work examines the microscope, its accessories and use; Part II is a natural history survey of the subjects of microscopy in the plant and animal kingdoms. Jabez Hogg (1817-99), born in Chatham and educated in Rochester, became, after his medical training (admitted to the Royal College of Surgeons 1850) and working as an assistant, ophthalmic surgeon to several London hospitals after 1871. He was honorary secretary to the Royal Microscopical Society, 1867-72 and then president of the new Medical Microscopical Society from 1873. Hogg made use of the newly introduced ophthalmoscope and published numerous titles. The Microscope became a standard work on microscopy and was published in fifteen editions between 1854 and 1898. £60.00 [Stock No. 24141]

NEW NATURALIST. ROTHSCHILD, MIRIAM and CLAY, THERESA. FLEAS, FLUKES AND CUCKOOS. A Study of Bird Parasites by Miriam Rothschild and Theresa Clay. With 99 Black and White Photographs, 4 Maps and 22 Drawings. (A New Naturalist Special Volume. 7). Reprinted 1952. Collins, St. James’s Place. 1952.
8vo. 6.25 x 8.75 inches. xiv + 304 pp. + [2] pp. publishers advertisements. Illustrated by 40 pages of black and white photographic plates and by maps and drawings in text. Bound in original green cloth, gilt in dust wrapper which is chipped at head and tail of spine and foxed inside. A little wear to extremities and top right hand corner bumped. Foxing largely confined to edges, endpapers and preliminaries; otherwise a very good copy.
A reprint of the First Edition published in the same year. A New Naturalist Special Volume in what later became known as the Monograph Series. An acclaimed study of parasites, especially bird parasites, co-authored by the famous naturalist and zoologist, Miriam Rothschild (1908-2005). £50.00 [Stock No. 24140]

WINTON, ANDREW L. THE MICROSCOPY OF VEGETABLE FOODS. With special reference to the detection of adulteration and the diagnosis of mixtures. By Andrew L. Winton with the collaboration of Dr. Josef Moeller and Kate Barber Winton. With 635 illustrations. Second Edition. First Thousand. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. 1916.
4to. 7 x 9.5 inches. xiv + 701 pp. Illustrated by 589 text figures. Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt, with blind stamped boards. A little sunning and wear to the extremities but otherwise a very good copy.
This detailed study of food microscopy includes chapters on grain,oil seeds and cakes, legumes, nuts, fruit and products, vegetables, alkaloidal products and substitutes, spices and condiments and commercial starches. Dr. Andrew L. Winton (1864-1946) and his wife, Dr. Kate Barber Winton (c.1882-1974) published a number of books analysing the structure and composition of foods. The First Edition of this work was published in 1906. £65.00 [Stock No. 24138]

DOWN BROS. AND MAYER AND PHELPS, LTD. BRITISH MANUFACTURES ONLY OPHTHALMOLOGY with Price List current (see pocket at end) 1952. Arthur Down House, 92-94 Borough High Street, S.E.1. 1952 -53.
Large 8vo. 7 x 8.75 inches. viii + 946-1080 pp. [i.e. 134 pp.] + xi pp. index. Contents of folding pocket at end: Price List Current 1952, 9 pp; Supplement January 1953, 8 pp. Illustrated by frontispiece, plate with colour photograph and by numerous engravings throughout. Supplement has black and white photographs and engravings. Bound in original amber cloth, gilt, with pocket at end. A little wear to extremities but otherwise a very good copy. Two signatures on front pastedown.
The pagination suggests that this catalogue of ophthalmic instruments, complete in itself, also appeared in parallel with lists of other surgical instruments. Arthur Down established his surgical supply company in 1879 and it was incorporated as Down Bros. in 1902. It merged with Mayer and Phelps around 1948 and was taken over as Downs Surgical Ltd. in 1984. £45.00 [Stock No. 24137]

SPITTA, EDMUND J. MICROSCOPY THE CONSTRUCTION, THEORY AND USE OF THE MICROSCOPE. With 53 Half-tone reproductions from Original Negatives and 243 Text Illustrations. Second Edition. John Murray, Albemarle Street, W. 1909.
Large 8vo. 6.25 x 9 inches. xxii + 502 pp.Illustrated by frontispiece and 15 other half tone plates at end, with letterpress caption pages on tissue facing, and by 243 text figures of engravings and drawings. Bound in original maroon cloth, gilt. Some wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good clean copy. Stamp of Lawrence and Mayo, London at foot of title.
A well illustrated practical guide to the theory and practice of microscopy with a selection of photomicrograph plates at the end. Edmund Johnson Spitta (1853-1921) was a well known microscopist who was also a demonstrator of anatomy at St. George’s Hospital Medical School and the joint author of An Atlas of Bacteriology. The First Edition was published in 1907. £30.00 [Stock No. 24135]

SPITTA, EDMUND J. PHOTO-MICROGRAPHY. With forty-one Half-tone Reproductions from Original Negatives and sixty-three Text Illustrations. The Scientific Press, Limited, 28 and 29 Southampton Street, Strand. 1899.
4to. 8.75 x 10.75 inches. [2] pp. advertisements + xi + [i] + 163 + [1] pp. + [3] pp. advertisements. 9 appendices at end. Illustrated by frontispiece and five other half tone plates at end, with letterpress caption pages facing, and by 63 text figures of engravings and drawings. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt with blind stamped borders on boards. Slight wear to extremities and occasional foxing, but otherwise a very good clean copy.
A practical guide to the theory and practice of photomicrography which includes text engravings and advertisements for well known brands of microscopes, including those of Baker, Beck, Powell and Lealand, Ross, Swift, W. Watson and Carl Zeiss. Edmund Johnson Spitta (1853-1921) was a well known microscopist who was also a demonstrator of anatomy at St. George’s Hospital Medical School and the joint author of An Atlas of Bacteriology. £60.00 [Stock No. 24134]

PRINGLE, ANDREW. PRACTICAL PHOTO-MICROGRAPHY: By the latest Methods. (The Scovill Photographic Series, No. 32). The Scovill and Adams Company 1890.
FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. 6.25 x 9.25 inches. [2] pp. advertisements + 183 + [1] pp + ix + [i] pp’ index + [18] pp. publisher’s advertisements. Illustrated by frontispiece and 6 other photographic plates, by 42 engraved text figures and by tables at end. Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes. Bound in original blue green cloth with pictorial blind stamping and series title in black, and gilt title block on front board. Patterned endpapers. Slight wear to extremities but otherwise a very good clean copy.
A study for the natural and medical sciences rather than for the use of the amateur microscopist. Andrew Pringle was a Fellow of the Royal Microscopical Society of London but this title was first published by the New York based photographic company, Scovill and Adams. The English edition did not appear until 1893. £45.00 [Stock No. 24133]

SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS TO A TITANIC SURVIVOR. HAMEL, GUSTAV, AND TURNER, CHARLES C. FLYING, SOME PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES Signed to Pierre Maréchal by Gustav Hanel and Charles Turner on the front free endpaper. Longmans, Green, and Co  1914.
8 vo. 9 x 6 inches. xii + 341 pp.With numerous photographic illustrations. Bound in the original green decorated cloth gilt. A fine copy.
Mr Pierre Maréchal, was the son of a vice-admiral of the French navy, was born in Paris, And became an aviator, he lived in Paris, and boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg as a first class passenger (cabin C-47). He survived in lifeboat No 7. Gustav Wilhelm Hamel was a pioneer British aviator. He was prominent in the early history of aviation in Britain, and in particular that of Hendon airfield, he had a short but brilliant career but sadly disappeared over the English Channel in May 1914, Thus there can be few copies of this book signed by him. Charles Cyril Turner was also an aviation pioneer who gained his Certificate on 25 April 1911. Author of several early works on flying. £750.00 [Stock No. 24132]

DUBLIN DUBLIN PRINTED PAMPHLETS. DEFOE, TINDAL, TILLETSON, SWIFT, SHEVERELL, WEST, CALAMY A BOUND VOLUME OF MOSTLY DUBLIN PRINTED PAMPHLETS RELIGIOUS, POLITICAL, AND SATIRICAL. A collection of 17 early eighteenth century pamphlets probably bound in Dublin. Various imprints, Frances Dickson,Dublin; . M. Gunne, Dublin; J. Baker, London; John Morphew London; E. Dobson Dublin; George Grierson Dublin; Joseph Leathley Dublin ; Ben. Bragg London. 1704 - 1721.
Fat 8vo, 7 x 4.5 inches.Bound in original full calf, panelled and decorated in blind, spine restored. Manuscript index in early hand on front free end paper. Some water staining and marginalia, some edges cut close with loss of catchwords etc, but a good example.
THE PAMPHLETS ARE, (IN THE ORDER IN WHICH THEY ARE BOUND). 1/ A list of the Lords spiritual and temporal, with the Knights, of shires, citizens and burgesses, chosen to serve in the Parliament of Great-Britain, summoned to meet at Westminster, on the 17th of March, 1715. No imprint but a version of ESTC T169928 (an Edinburgh printing) but this has a different pagination this version not in ESTC. 2/ Sacheverell, Henry, 1674-1724. The perils of false Brethren, both in church, and state: Set forth in a sermon preach’d before the Right Honourable the Lord-Mayor, aldermen, and citizens of London, at the Cathedral-Church of St. Paul, on the 5th of November, 1709. *With a final leaf referring to the absence from this edition, (although called for on the title page) of ’The peril of being zealously affected’, which will speedily be published .. on the same paper to be stitch’d with it. This is here as No. 6 in this volume. which says London Printed and reprinted and sold by Frances Dickson Union Coffee-House, on Cork Hill Dublin. It therefore seems likely the London imprint on the title is false. ESTC 200567. Records 5 copies ; 4 copies in Ireland and 1 in the USA. 3/ Calamy, Edmund, 1671-1732.Comfort and counsel to Protestant dissenters: With some serious queries to such as hate and cast them out; and a friendly admonition to such as hate and cast them out; and a friendly admonition to such as desert them. In two sermons, preach’d first at Westminster, on March 30. And afterwards at the merchant’s lecture, at Salters-Hall, on May the 20th, and June the 3d. 1712. By Edmund Calamy, D.D. [Dublin]: London: printed for John Lawrence, and John Clarke in the Poultry, and Cheapside, 1713; and re-printed for M. Gunne, at the Bible and Crown in Essex-Street, ESTC T183445 Records 6 copies; 3 copies in Ireland and 2 in USA. 4/The speech of Henry Sacheverell, D.D. Made in Westminster-Hall, on Tuesday, March 7, 1709/10. [Dublin] : London, printed: and re-printed in Dublin in the year, 1710. 16p. ; 8⁰. ESTC N46152 Only one copy reorded in Philadelphia. 5/ A true answer; or, remarks, upon Dr. Sacheverell’s speech, March 7th, 1710. Being a modest and reasonable comparison, betwixt his sermon at St. Pauls [sic] and that at Westminster. [Dublin] : London, printed and sold by B. Bragg: and re-printed [by Francis Dickson] at the Union Coffee-House on Cork-Hill, Dublin, [1710] 8p. ; 8⁰. ECTC. T171380. Records 3 copies ; 1 in BL, 2 in Dublin. 6/ A Vindication of the Queen And the Present State, being A Answer to Dr Sacheverell’s Sermon Preach’d at St Pauls on the 5th of November 1709...By D.W. (With a note instructing it to be bound with No 2 in this collection) [Dublin] London printed and reprinted and sold by Frances Dickson Dublin. Not Recorded in ESTC. 7/West, Richard A SERMON PREACHED BEFORE THE HONOURABLE HOUSE OF COMMONS at margarets westminster on monday jan 30 1709-10 Dublin Printed by by Francis Dickson at the Union Coffee-House on Cork-Hill, Dublin, 1710 ESTC T174082 Imperfect lacks last leaf. 8/ The articles of impeachment, exhibited against Dr. Henry Sacheverell; in the name of the Commons of Great-Britain, for high crimes and misdemeanors. Together, with Dr. Sacheverell’s answer to the said articles of impeachment ESTC. N14924 Imperfect lacks last leaf. 9/. Anon (Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe.) Characters of the Court of Hannover: with a word or two of some body else, which no body has yet thought on. London : printed for J. Baker, at the Black-Boy in Pater-Noster-Row, 1714. 31,[1]p. ; 8⁰ ESTC. T108575 records 16 copies; 11 copies in UK 6 in USA. 10/. Anonymous. By John Arbuthnot. Sometimes also attributed to Jonathan Swift. Lewis Baboon turned honest, and John Bull politician. Being The Fourth Part of Law is a Bottomless-Pit. Printed from a Manuscript found in the Cabinet of the famous Sir Humphry Polesworth: And Publish’d, (as well as the Three former Parts and Appendix) by the Author of the New Atalantis. [8],37,[3]p. ; 8⁰. [This copy lacks the last leaf of the catalogue of books at end] Teerink 575; not in Teerink-Scouten ECTC. T38599 ;records 24 copies in UK and 25 in USA. 11/. Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715. A sermon preach’d before the Queen, and the two Houses of Parliament, at St. Pauls, on the 31st of December, 1706. The day of thanksgiving for the wonderful successes of this year. By the Right Reverend Father in God, Gilbert, lord bishop of Sarum. Printed by Her Majesty’s special command. [Dublin] : London, printed; and re-printed for E. Dobson in Castle-street, and M. Gunne in Essex-street, Dublin, 1707. 16p. ; 8⁰. ESTC. N23364; records 5 copies 4 in Ireland and one in USA. 12/. Craghead, Robert, 1684-1738. A plea for peace, or, the nature, causes, mischief, and remedy of church-divisions. A sermon preach’d at Belfast, June the 22d, 1720. at a general synod ... By Robert Craghead, A.M. Dublin : printed by George Grierson, 1721. viii,30p. ; 8⁰. ESTC. T214531 records 2 copies; 1 at Cambridge, 1 at The Royal Irish Academy. 13/. Boyse, J. (Joseph), 1660-1728. Remarks on a pamphlet publish’d by William Tisdall, D.D. And Intituled, The Case of the Sacramental Test Stated and Argued.[Dublin] : Printed for George Grierson, in Essex-Street, 1716. [8],63,[1]p. ; 8⁰. ESTC. T150046. records 8 copies; 4 in Ireland, 2 in Scotland and 2 in USA. 14/. Tillotson, John, 1630-1694. Maxims and discourses moral and divine: Taken from the works of Arch-Bishop Tillotson, and methodiz’d and connected. Dublin : Printed by James Carson, for Joseph Leathley, at the corner of Sycamore-Ally, in Dame’s-Street, MDCCXIX. [1719] ESTC. T171340 records 6 copies; 4 in Ireland and 1 in UK and 1 in USA. 15/. Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. The true-born Englishman. A satyr. The nineteenth edition with large additions. And an explanatory preface in vindication of it. By the author. Unto which is added. A prologue to Tamerlan, being a comparison of the great King William the Third with Tamerlan the Great. By Dr. Garth . London [i.e.Dublin] : printed for M G. [i.e. Matthew Gunne], in the year, [7],33p. ; 8⁰. 1704. Foxon, D167 Moore, 28. ESTC N14086 Records 5 copies ; 1 in Ireland, 4 in USA. 16/. Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. An elegy on the author of the true-born-English-man with an essay on the late storm. By the author of the Hymn to the Pillory. London : [s.n.], Printed in the year, 1704. Foxon D104, ESTC. T70625. Records 3 copies; 1 in BL, 1 in The House of Lords and 1 in Yale. 17/. Tindal, Matthew, 1653?-1733. (Sometimes also attributed to Daniel Defoe), A new Catechism, with Dr. Hickes’s thirty nine articles London : Printed for Ben. Bragg at the Black Raven in Paternoster-Row, M.DCC.X. [1710] ESTC records 5 copies ; 4 in Ireland and 1 in USA. £2,500.00 [Stock No. 24131]

W. E. FIELD. A PRICE LIST OF MICROSCOPES, OBJECT GLASSES, AND MICROSCOPIC APPARATUS. Manufactured and Supplied by W. E. Field. W. E. Field, Hastings. [n.d., before 1900?].
8vo. 5 x 7.75 inches. 8 pp. Pamphlet without additional printed wrapper, with decorated border on front page and recent reinforced spine. A very good copy. Ink note at foot of p.4. Photos of Microscopes free on application. Red ink number on front wrapper.
Catalogue of microscopes, accessory apparatus and mounting materials. These include a cheap New Model Student’s Microscope. It has not been possible to find any additional information about the small Hastings optical company. £25.00 [Stock No. 24129]

THOMAS ARMSTRONG AND BROTHER. CATALOGUE OF MICROSCOPES, OBJECTIVES, AND ACCESSORY APPARATUS. Thomas Armstrong and Brother. Scientific Instrument Manufacturers to Her Majesty’s Government, Science and Art Department, South Kensington, and to Numerous Educational Institutions and Colleges at Home and Abroad. 1896 Thomas Armstrong and Brother, 88 and 90 Deansgate. 1896.
8vo. 5.25 x 8 inches. 24 pp. Illustrated throughout by engravings. Decorated by title page vignettes and royal arms.In printed paper wrapper, front wrapper, and inside, decorated with vignettes. A very good copy. Red ink number on front wrapper.
Catalogue of microscopes and accessories. Joseph Armstrong (d.1853) established a jewellery and silversmith’s business in Deansgate in 1825. When his son, Thomas took over in 1851 he changed its nature to that of a manufacturer of spectacles and optical instruments. In 1868 Thomas went into partnership with his brother, George Booth and the name was changed to Thomas Armstrong and Brother. It was taken over in 1965. £45.00 [Stock No. 24128]

 

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