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Adams, George

Auction:
2345
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$1,528$1,300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Adams, George, Plates for the Essays on the Microscope, London: Robert Hindmarsh, 1787,thrity-one engraved plates showing Culpeper, scroll, solar and screw-barrel microscopes, the movement of light, insects, shells and other specimens, in printer's binding, (overall good); and George Adams Essays on the Microscope; Containing a Practical Description of the Most Improved Microscopes; a General History of Insects, their Transformations, Peculiar Habits, and Economy, second edition, London: Dillon and Keating, 1798, marbled paper covers, (spine defective).
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

George Adams Essays, George Adams, London, History, Robert Hindmarsh, Microscopes, Microscopy, Opticians