You can view, download or print the following document:
You can view, download or print the following leaflets produced by the Quekett Microscopical Club:
- Things to look at with microscopes: Pond life
- Things to look at with microscopes: Rocks and minerals
- Things to look at with microscopes: Insect wings
- Getting started in microscopy
- Simple sample preparation
- Things to look at with magnifiers and microscopes
- Things to look at with microscopes: Pollen
These leaflets are intended to be printed double-sided and then folded to produce a leaflet, and so the page order does not look right when you view them on a computer screen.
Booklets, monographs and reprints
You can view, download or print the following booklets published by the Quekett Microscopical Club and others:
- G. W. Hartley (1983), The Microscope: A Basic Guide (Q.M.C. Monograph No. 6, 36 pp, 4.8 MB)
- F. E. J. Ockenden (1947), Illuminants and Illumination for Microscopical Work (Q.M.C. Monograph No. 3, 28 pp, 37 MB)
- D. T. Richardson, Observations, compiled by Steve Gill
- M. I. (Spike) Walker (1995–1996), Notes on the Cleaning and Restoration of Modern Microscopes (Bulletin No. 26 pp. 14–16 & No. 27 pp. 18–24, 130 KB)
- G. W. White (1993), Setting-up the Microscope (8 pp, 950 KB)
- F. C. Wise, F. E. J. Ockenden & P. K. Sartory (1950), The Binocular Microscope: Its Development, Illumination and Manipulation (Q.M.C. Monograph No. 5, 30 pp, 5.7 MB)
These booklets have a page size of A4 and can be viewed on screen or printed.
Recently the much in-demand book by Ernie Ives on wood microtomy has been made available as a free download.
A Guide to Wood Microtomy
By Ernie Ives
Second edition, 2009
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