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London: Longmans, 1884. 2 volumes. Translated by E. Atkinson. Introduction by Professor Tyndall. Illustrated in black and white. 348, 8vos, attractively designed but worn olive green cloth with pictorial gilt stamping (darkened overall and scrape on back cover of vol. 1.). London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1884. A very good(-) set. "A new edition." Previous bookseller's and owner's various plates, notes, and stamps on preliminary pages.
San Francisco: Norman, 1993. Numerous illustrations. 17 different rare illustrated instrument catalogues and circulars published between 1887 and 1890 reprinted and bound in 2 volumes, thick 8vo, blue cloth. San Francisco: Norman Publishing, 1993. Near Fine. These extensively illustrated and annotated catalogues provide the best available record of the widest range of scientific, optical, artistic and photographic instruments available during the latter part of the 19th century. A comprehensive research tool for the history of 19th-century scientific and medical technology...