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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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Sobel, Barry Sobel's site, , 

Sydney Mus., Powerhouse Museum Sydney,

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.

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

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

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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