Catalogue references and abbreviations

  • Amadio 1857, Amadio, J., 1857, Catalogue of Achromatic Microscopes and other Optical, Philosophical and Mathematical Instruments Manufactured and Sold by J. Amadio, Optician of the Admiralty. London.

  • Balasse, Balasse, A., Le Compendium.

  • Benj. Pike’s 1856, Benj. Pike's Son & Co., 1856, Illustrated catalogue of optical instruments, microscopes, telescopes, &c.: manufactured, imported and for sale by Benj. Pike's Son & Co., manufacturing optician, New York.

  • Billings, Purtle, H.R. (ed.), 1974, The Billings Microscope Collection.  Second Edition, Washington DC,

  • Blocker, Blocker: At the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

  • Boerhaave, Bladeren Museum Boerhaave.

  • Bonhams 2014, Bonhams, 2014, Scientific, Technological and Mechanical Musical Instruments Auction Catalog, May 20th, 2014, London.

  • Bradbury 1967, Bradbury, S, 1967, The Evolution of the Microscope, New York.

  • Christie’s 1994, Christie’s, 1994, Fine Scientific Instruments Auction Catalog, September 29th 1994, London.

  • Christie’s 1995a, Christie’s, 1995, Medical and Scientific Instruments Auction Catalog, August 24th 1995, London.

  • Christie’s 1995b, Christie’s, 1995, Fine Scientific Instruments Auction Catalog, October 4th 1995, London.

  • Christie’s 1996, Christie’s, 1996, Scientific and Medical Instruments, Tools, Ornamental Turning and Other… Auction Catalog, February 1st 1996, London.

  • Clay & Court 1932, Clay, R.S., Court, T.H., 1932, The History of the Microscope, London, Ed. 1981.

  • Coffeen 2013, Coffeen, D., 2013, The Naturalist’s Microscope: an Important Collection of Simple Microscopes Offered for Sale by Tesseract, Hastings-on-Hudson, PDF cat.

  • Confluences, Musee des confluences, collection Giordano.

  • Crovetto, Crovetto, G., Colección de Instrumentos Científicos: G. Crovetto.

  • del Cerro 2008, del Cerro, M., 2008, War and its microscopes, A review of the Spencer 60, the Tiyoda MKH, and the AO Microscope Set, Micscape Magazine, Dec. 2008.

  • E. Carol. Univ., Historic Microscope Collection at the University of East Carolina.

  • Ford 1985, Ford, B.J., 1985, Single Lens, the Story of the Simple Microscope, London.

  • George, George's Microscopy Pictures.

  • Giordano 2006, Giordano, R., 2006, Singular Beauty: Simple Microscopes from the Giordano Collection, Boston.

  • Giordano 2012, Giordano, R., 2012, The Discoverers' Lens: A Photographic History of the Simple Microscope 1680 - 1880.

  • Golub, The Golub Collection at the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Goren 2014, Goren, Y., 2014, Darwin’s forgotten microscope from his voyage on HMS Beagle, NYMS Newsletter, Nov. 2014.

  • Hartley 1993, Hartley, W.G., 1993, The Light Microscope: Its Use and Development, Oxford.

  • Harvard Univ., Harvard University Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments.

  • J. RMS, Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, 1878-1907.

  • Jeroen Meeusen, Jeroen Meeusen microscope collection.

  • Kile 2003, Kile, D.E. 2003. The Petrographic Microscope: Evolution of a Mineralogical Research Instrument,  (Special Publication No. 1, A Supplement to The Mineralogical Record, Nov.-Dec. 2003), Tucson, Arizona.

  • Kuhn, Kuhn, H.,  Historical Scientific Instruments Collection.

  • Leitz, The Leitz Museum and Optical Collection.

  • Lerebours 1846, Lerebours, N.-P., 1846, Instruction pratique sur les microscopes contenant la description des microscopes achromatiques simplifiés, Paris.

  • Lerebours 1850, Lerebours, N.-P., 1850, Supplément au catalogue de 1846 et prix-courant contenant les appareils les plus nouveaux de Lerebours et Secretan, Janvier 1850, Paris.

  • Lerebours 1853, Lerebours, N.-P., 1853, Catalogue et Prix des Instruments / D'Optique, de Physique, de Chimie, de Mathématiques, d'Astronomie et de Marine, Paris.

  • Mach 1999, Mach, M., 1999, The Minimum Microscope. The Hensoldt Tami, Micscape Magazine, Sep. 1999.

  • Mach 2000, Mach, M., 2000, A Look Through an East German School Microscope, Micscape Magazine, Nov. 2000.

  • Mappes, Mappes, T., Museum optischer Instrumente.

  • McCormick & Turner 1975, McCormick, J.B. & Turner, G. L'E., 1975, The Atlas Catalogue of Replica Rara Ltd. Antique Microscopes, Schiller Park, Illinois.

  • McCormick 1987, McCormick, J. B., 1987, 18th-Century Microscopes: A Synopsis of History and Workbook, Lincolnwood, Illinois.

  • MHS, Collections of the Museum of the History of Science, Oxford.

  • Moe 2004, Moe, H., 2004, The Story of the Microscope, Rhodos.

  • Museo Galileo, Museo Galileo Index of Objects.

  • Nachet, Nachet, A., 1929, Collection Nachet Instruments Scientifiques et Livres Anciennes, Paris.

  • Nachet 1863, Nachet, A., 1863, Catalogue descriptif des instruments de micrographie fabriqués par Nachet et Fils, constructeurs à Paris, Paris.

  • NMS Edinburgh, Microscopes at the National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh.

  • Nowak 1984, Nowak, H.P., 1984, Geschichte des Mikroskops; Medizinhistorisches Institut der Universität Zürich, Rothenthurm.

  • Nuttall 1979, Nuttall, R.H., 1979, Microscopes from the Frank Collection 1800-1860, Jersey.

  • Ratcliff 2009, Ratcliff, M.J., 2009, The Quest for the Invisible: Microscopy in the Enlightenment, Farnham.

  • Skinner 1997, Skinner, 1997, Science & Technology Auction Catalog, July 19th, 1997, Boston, MA.

  • SML, Bracegirdle, B., 2005, Catalogue of the Microscopy Collections at the Science Museum, London, CD.

  • Sobel, Barry Sobel's site, , http://www.microscope-antiques.com/ 

  • Sotheby’s 1986, Sotheby’s, 1986, The Arthur Frank Collection of Scientific Instruments Auction Catalog, March 25th, 1986, London.

  • Sydney Mus., Powerhouse Museum Sydney, http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/collection/database/.

  • Taschnmik. I, Goren, Y. Kreindler,  R.J., 2011, The great age of the Taschenmikroskop, part I., Micscape Magazine, 189.

  • Taschnmik. II, Goren, Y. Kreindler,  R.J., 2011, The great age of the Taschenmikroskop, part II., Micscape Magazine, 190.

  • Taschnmik. III, Kreindler,  R.J. Goren, Y., 2011, The great age of the Taschenmikroskop, part III., Micscape Magazine, 191.

  • Taschnmik. IV, Goren, Y. Kreindler,  R.J., 2011, The great age of the Taschenmikroskop, part IV., Micscape Magazine, 192.

  • Turner 1981, Turner, G.L'E., 1981, Collecting Microscopes, New York.

  • Turner 1989, Turner, G.L'E., 1989, The Great Age of the Microscope, the Collection of the RMS through 150 Years, Bristol & New York.

  • Turner 1991, Turner, G. L'E., 1991, Catalogue of Microscopes: the Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Rome.

  • TWX-1/a, Kreindler,  R.J. Goren, Y., 2011, The TWX-1 folded-optics microscope monarch of the folded-optics kingdom Part I, Micscape Magazine, 193.

  • Univ. Arizona, University of Arizona Collection of Optical Instruments.

  • Univ. San Diego, University of California at San Diego collection.

  • Whipple, Brown, O., 1986, The Whipple Museum of the History of Science Catalogue 7, Microscopes, Cambridge.

  • Wilson 1995, Wilson C., 1995, The Invisible World: Early Modern Philosophy and the Invention of the Microscope, Princeton, New Jersey.

  • Wissner, Wissner, A., , Antique Brass Microscopes Wanted.

  • Yale, Lentz, T.L., Lentz Microscopy and Histology Collection, Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University.

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