A Dollond Cuff-type compound and solar microscope compendium,  English,  circa 1800,
Lot 157
A Dollond Cuff-type compound and solar microscope compendium, English, circa 1800,
Sold for £2,750 (US$ 4,622) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Dollond Cuff-type compound and solar microscope compendium, English, circa 1800,
signed on the stage, Dollond London, the Cuff-type of standard form with drawer fitted with six numbered objectives, spring stage, live box, stage forceps and fishplate, the solar microscope (lacking main tube and condenser), two shutter nuts, barrel with spring-stage with rackwork focusing, six numbered objectives, three condenser lenses and cone, the mahogany pillar case with brass carrying handle, 19in (48cm) high

Footnotes

  • For a very similar Dollond compendium, see The Great Age of the Microscope, G L'E Turner, page 53,53.
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