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Lot 6

A Fine Collection of Rock & Geology Microscope Slides,

Description

A Fine Collection of Rock & Geology Microscope Slides, 19th Century, cabinet containing a very good collection of mineral and geology specimens, cabinet constructed of polished pine with flip front and top enclosing 12 trays each containing approximately 6 standard slides, prepared by both professionl and amateurs, with examples labelled; J. T. NORMAN; E. WHEELER, 48 Tollington Rd, Holloway, London; WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London

Slides of Particular Note: Unsigned slide by J. W. NEVIL labelled ?Foraminifera from Past Glacial Silt?; J.H. 1895 Shark Tooth form Chalk; WATSON & SONS labelled ?Crystals of Native Silver?; NORMAN labelled ?Section of Cleopatra?s Needle?; various coal fossils, a good number of the slides are marked T.H followed by a date, these are in the same hand as slide G, Plate 45, in Bracegirdle’s ‘Microscopical Mounts and Mounters,.


Sold for £1,440

Lot 6

A Fine Collection of Rock & Geology Microscope Slides,

Description

A Fine Collection of Rock & Geology Microscope Slides, 19th Century, cabinet containing a very good collection of mineral and geology specimens, cabinet constructed of polished pine with flip front and top enclosing 12 trays each containing approximately 6 standard slides, prepared by both professionl and amateurs, with examples labelled; J. T. NORMAN; E. WHEELER, 48 Tollington Rd, Holloway, London; WATSON & SONS Ltd, 313 High Holborn, London

Slides of Particular Note: Unsigned slide by J. W. NEVIL labelled ?Foraminifera from Past Glacial Silt?; J.H. 1895 Shark Tooth form Chalk; WATSON & SONS labelled ?Crystals of Native Silver?; NORMAN labelled ?Section of Cleopatra?s Needle?; various coal fossils, a good number of the slides are marked T.H followed by a date, these are in the same hand as slide G, Plate 45, in Bracegirdle’s ‘Microscopical Mounts and Mounters,.

Sold for £1,440

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