Cooke Troughton and Simms Ltd.
8vo. 6.25 x 9 inches.  + 207 +  pp. Running titles, page nos., etc. in maroon. Bound in original cloth, gilt. Microscopes Price List, 5th April 1948, 8 pp. with ink amendments in pocket at end. A little wear to extremities and sunning of spine, which has wear at head and tail; otherwise a very good clean copy. Illustrated throughout by black and white photographs, text figures and tables. Pictorial front endpaper. Microscope catalogue of Cooke Troughton and Simms Ltd. of York. Formed as a result of a merger in 1922, it became a subsidiary of Vickers in 1924 and part of Vickers Instruments Ltd. in 1963. During the war it supplied optical instruments for use in tanks, ships and aircraft, employing a staff of 3,300. The site ceased trading in 1963 and the factory has now been demolished.
[Stock No. 25718]