Henri Van Heurck Museum. Geillustreerde Inventaris Van De Historische Microscopen Onderdelen En Uitrusting. [vol. 2] Verzameling Historische Microscopen.

FRISON, ED. HENRI VAN HEURCK MUSEUM.

£100.00

Publisher

Koninklijke Maatschappij voor Dierkunde van Antwerpen met de Medewerking van het Miniisterie van Nationale Opvoeding en Cultuur/ met de medewerking van het Stadsbestuur van Antwerpen.

Place

Antwerp

Date

1966, [1972]

Item Description

TWO VOLUMES. 4to. 7 x 10.25 inches. [Vol. 1], vii + [1]+ 385 + [1] pp.; [Vol. 2], viii + 127 + [1] pp. Text in Dutch, French, English and German. In card wrappers. Extremities a little worn with a few edge creases and small tears; otherwise a very good set. ownership label inside wrapper of [Vol. 2]. Illustrated throughout by over 150 black and white photographs, including 2 portrait frontispieces. Decorated by title page vignettes. Multi-lingual catalogue of the collection of historical microscopes of the Henri Van Heurck Museum, assembled by Henri Ferdinand Van Heurck (1838-1909), and owned by the City of Antwerp. The second volume contains a study of of the resolving power of non-achromatic simple and compound microscopes of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, both parts by Karel Edward Frison (1888-1973).

[Stock No. 25720]

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