The Billings Microscope Collection Of The Medical Museum Armed Forces Institute Of Pathology..
In pictorial card wrappers. Crease to lower edge of front wrapper but otherwise a very good copy.
MICROSCOPE COLLECTION CATALOGUE
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.,
Colonel james l. hansen, the director. colonel joshua e. henderson, curator, medical museum, both of armed forces museum of pathology [and five other authors and editors named on title page]. second edition.
4to. 8 x 10.25 inches. xx + [ii] + 244 pp.
Illustrated by 4 colour plates, including portrait frontispiece and by 472 black and white photographic text figures.
A brief history of the microscope is followed by a three part catalogue of these instruments. Part I covers the the pre-1966 collections which were developed by Lieutenant Colonel John S. Billing, Curator of the Army Medical Museum, 1883-1893, who acquired many microscopes from Europe. Part II comprises the Kaas Collection acquired in Europe in 1966 and Part III lists the instruments acquired since the publication of the First Edition of this catalogue in 1967. Within each section the microscopes are divided by categories such as compound monocular and binocular microscopes, etc.
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