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THE HYDRO-OXYGEN MICROSCOPE ...
The hydro-oxygen microscope, at Stanley's Rooms, 21, Old Bond Street. ...
[London]: [1833?].
[4] p. ; 22.6 cm. (4°)

Bifolium, first verso and conjugate leaf blank. Drop-head title. 'The instrument has been constructed under the superintendence of Mr. Cooper, Professor of Chemistry, and Mr. Cary, Optician, Strand'. Watermark 'C Wilmot / 1832'. By 1836, Cary was 'exhibiting daily' at the Adelaide-Street Gallery. The instrument is an application of Thomas Drummond's 'Light' employed in the Trigonometrical Survey of Great Britain from 1825. Another application of Drummond's light was the 'limelight' first deployed at Covent Garden in 1837.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6332


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