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E (Stack)Cuff, John

A Description Of the most valuable Kinds of Microscopes Now in Use: viz. The Pocket Microscope, together with the New Invention for fixing it on a Pedestal, and giving Light to Objects by a Speculum; The Double Reflecting Microscope; The Microscope for viewing Opake Objects; and the Solar, or Camera Obscura Microscope. As they are Made and Sold by John Cuff, Against Serjeant's-Inn Gate in Fleet-street. With A particular Account of the Use and Application of the several Parts of the Apparatus Belonging to each Kind.

London: Printed for John Cuff, in Fleet-street. [This title page covers the 5 separately-paginated pamphlets on Cuff's screwbarrel, solar, compass, and compound microscopes (see separate entries), issued separately and then issued together in this form, in or about 1744/45; note the single-page 'The Description of a New Invention ...' is bound at the wrong position; the binding is recent; cf. another copy of the suite, incomplete and loose in unfinished binding (R. S. Clay's copy)]. ?? Provenance unknown



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