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Mikroskopische Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung: bestehend in Ein Hundert nach der Natur gezeichneten und mit Farben erleuchteten Kupfertafeln, sammt deren Erklärung (Microscopic Delights for the soul and the Eye, consisting of 100 copperplates drawn from Nature and illuminated with colors, together with their explanations)

Ledermueller, Martin Frobenius

Published by Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Nürnberg, 1763
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4to, pp. [12], 204, [4]; engraved title pages, copper-engraved hand-colored allegorical frontispiece, 100 engraved copper plates, mostly hand-colored; bound with: Ledermueller, Nachleese seiner mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung; I. Sammlung. Bestehend in zehen fein illuminirten Kupfertafeln. (Sequence to the First Collection of the Microscopic Delights . and with faithful directions on how to use the different kinds of microscopes.) Nürnberg: Winterschmidt, 1762, pp. [16], 94, [2]; 50 engraved copperplates; bound with: Ledermueller, Abgenöthigte Vertheidigung; als ein Anhang seiner Mikroskopischen Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung. (Necessary Defence as a Supplement to the Microscopic Delights for the Soul and the Eye, against some doubts and reproaches expressed by the noble author of the Latest Report from the Kingdom of Plants, and The History of the House Fly.), Nürnberg: heirs of the late Christian de Launoy, 1765, pp. 20; 1 hand-colored copper engraving; bound with: Winterschmidt, Beobachtung einer Stuben-Müke mit sehr viel kleinen Insekten; welche durch die Vergrösserungslinse no. 5 auf das Genaueste nach der Natur abgebildet ist (Observation of a House-Gnat, with very many small insects reproduced in the most exact manner from nature as seen through the magnifying lens No. 5), Nürnberg, 1765, pp. 8; 1 hand-colored copper-engraving. Together, 4 titles bound in 2 volumes, all the plates in the second volume; contemporary full mottled calf, citron morocco labels on gilt-decorated spines, extremities rubbed; good and sound; internally very clean. An important and early work on microscopic observation, remarkable for its beautifully engraved illustrations of plants, animals, and other organic and inorganic substances, including 16 depicting various kinds of miscroscopes and optical experiments, most of which are hand colored. These plates were engraved after the author's designs by the publisher, Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt (1733-1796), at Nuremberg. Brunet III, 919; Pritzel 5142; Nissen 1156. Bookseller Inventory # 38674

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Title: Mikroskopische Gemüths- und Augen-Ergötzung:...

Publisher: Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Nürnberg

Publication Date: 1763

Binding: Hardcover

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