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A Manual of American Engineers & Surveyors Instruments

By: W. & L.E. Gurley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mendham, New Jersey, Astragal Press: 1983

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000099

ISBN: 1879335344

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint of the 24th Edition, published in 1874. a manual and catalog of surveying and scientific instruments and supplies manufactured by the Gurley company. This company was in existence for 115 years before it was purchased by Telledyne and became known as Teledyne Gurley. Many drawings of scientific instruments.217 pages plus errata and index. View more info

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Cycloptic: World's Most Modern Versatile and Complete Line of Stereoscopic Microscopes

By: American Optical Company

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, American Optical Company: 1963

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000136

Condition: Very Good


Photographic cover, slight scuffing and soiling, else fine. Sales brochure for line of scientific/industrial microscopes. 31 pages plus several additional loose sales sheets including a price list, photographic tube adapter and microscope series price list. View more info

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Journal of the Microscope Historical Society

By: Dan E. Kile and Dianne L. Kile (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aurora, Colorado, Microscope Historical Society: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000190

Condition: Very Good


Volume 11, No. 2 (Summer 2003). Pictorial wraps, front cover creased, contents fine. Articles on the Zentmayer Centennial Microscope; Joseph Zentmayer; and the development of the petrographic microscope and its use in geology and mineralogy. 38 pages, including numerous B&W photographs and drawings. View more info

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Journal of the Microscope Historical Society

By: Dan E. Kile and Dianne L. Kile (Editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Aurora, Colorado, Microscope Historical Society: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000191

Condition: Near Fine


Volume 11, No. 3 (Winter 2003). Pictorial wraps, cover and contents near fine. Articles on the Bausch & Lomb Professional microscopes (1876-1896); a Russian toy microscope; and a journal index from Volume 1, Number 1 to Volume 10, Number 3 (1993-2002). 33 pages, including numerous B&W photographs and drawings. View more info

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Reichert NeoVar Pol Operating Instructions

By: C. Riechert AG.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vienna (Wien), Austria, C. Reichert AG.: 1977

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000192

Condition: Good


Operating manual for a petrographic microscope. Stapled, multiple folds, front page has a stamp for the sales company in the top left corner (Porter Instrument Service, Inc.), and the previous company's name (American Selco) hadwritten on the bottom. 6 pages. A useful item for someone who has this microscope. View more info

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The Billings Microscope Collection of the Medical Museum Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

By: James L. Hansen, William A. Schrader and William R. Cowan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Armed Forces Institute of Pathology: 1974

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000071

Condition: Fine


Pictorial cover. An important work, describing a very large collection of microscopes housed at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, D.C. The book describes approximately 475 of the more than 700 microscopes in the Museum collection at the time of publication. 475 figures (photographs of historic microscopes). 244 pages. View more info

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The Goldschmidt Two-Circle Method: A Series of Papers

By: Edgar T. Wherry and Charles Palache (Editors)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America: 1921

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000134

Condition: Near Fine


Bound in maroon cloth with gold lettering on spine. Reprinted from the American Mineralogist, Volume 5, Nos. 2-12, 1920. Hardbound at a later time. A series of seminal papers on the use of the two-circle goniometer in crystal measurements. Also includes a paper on crystal drawing utilizing data obtained with the goniometer. A classic reference for mineralogista and crystallographers. 104 pages, including numerous tables, crystal drawings, diagrams and figures. View more info

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The Pantechniscope: Unitized Compound Microscope, User's Manual

By: Pan_Technics, Ltd.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Encinitas, CA, Pan-Technics, Ltd.: 0

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000146

Condition: Very Good


User's manual. Printed wraps, center-stapled. Front and cover show minor sunning, minor soiling, and rear cover has a small distributor's sticker glued on. This brochure (c. 1955-60) was written as a guide to how to use a microscope for scientific investigations by "students," as the Pantechniscope is an entry-level or "student" microscope. An interesting read if just for the flowery language. 31 pages. View more info

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The Petrographic Microscope: Evolution of a Mineralogical Research Instrrument

By: Dan E. Kile

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Mineralogical Record, Inc.: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000185

Condition: Near Fine


Mineralogical Record Special Publication Number One, November -December 2003. Pictorial glossy cover. Very minor creasing to front and back cover. A wonderful and concise history of the development of the petrographic microscope, one of the great instruments used to develop the science of mineralogy. View more info

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The Time Analyzer: Instruction Manual

By: Wendt-Squires, Inc.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Wendt-Squires, Inc.: 1955

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000098

Condition: Good


Pictorial cover. Cover has some stains and front cover and first few pages have a tear in upper right corner. Contents very good. Rare brochure (1950's?) on a electronic device, called a Time Analyzer, that analyzes watches using a CRT, microphone and oscilloscope to diagnose problems. 12 pages plus a separate 4 page trifold brochure on the device. Brochure has two 1' tears along the folds. View more info

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Universal Stage Procedures: Laboratory Guide

By: David B. Slemmons

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Reno, Nevada, Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000135

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled pamphlet. Written as a lab manual primer on the use of the Universal Stage in the study of petrographic thin sections. Useful for someone who would like to learn how to use the stage. 14 pages. Scarce. View more info