We are delighted to see this fine publication back in print. An easy to read practical guide providing readers with all the knowledge they require to prepare better and more informative slides. Many pictures and diagrams.
By J E Marson. 72 pages. A first rate guide for the novice and experienced microscopist alike. The book concentrates in chapter form on the preparation of specimens for microscopy.
A magnificent book containing a large number of superb colour photomicrographs and line drawings of human tissues. 444 pages
A superb book for the insect enthusiast, specialising in the nettle habitat - an ideal book for the stereomicroscopist. Recommended for its illustrations.
Written by ‘Boat Man’ Tony Pattison. These books must be the definitive volumes for all of those interested in freshwater microscopy. A wealth of information all based on the ‘how to’. Part1 and Part2 (Part3 is scheduled)
Price £15.00 per ‘Part’
A comprehensive book detailing the life forms of the many species of ant including their microscopic classification. Very well illustrated.
A guide book to 59 experiments using any simple microscope. An excellent for the young scientist.
An introduction to the theory and practice of producing high quality photomicrographs.
A booklet to support the use of a microscope around the garden. Ideal for the beginner.
A booklet explaining most of the more common terms and applications in microscopy.
A booklet to assist with the use of a microscope at the seashore. Ideal for the beginner.
Ideal for the beginner. Deals with the microscopy of life forms commonly found in freshwater, ditches and ponds.
The full set of 4 Hingley booklets listed at a price advantage.
A specialist well written book dealing with the microscopic examination of textile fibres.
A well written book dealing with sphagnum moss and the life forms that it contains.
Deals with the techniques for the preparation of pollen for microscopical examination.
A beautifully illustrated book and a must for the natural history beginner. There are excellent user friendly identification keys to the many forms of easily accessible life forms in these types of habitat.
The insect loved by all. This is the definitive work about this fascinating insect. Card backed 142 pages with excellent illustration.
Solitary wasps fascinate naturalists because they are diverse, often colourful and lively creatures to watch. As well as covering the latest arrivals to Britain, the keys include the species apparently extinct in Britain - to help continental users of the book.
Contains all the reagents and stains needed to fix and stain blood smears. Full instructions and example slides included.
An amusing cartoon illustrated book full of microscopy facts aimed to get the junior scientist itching to get their hands on a microscope
Combines the key aspects of theoretical and practical fluorescence microscopy and includes all the latest techniques and applications. The book describes the principles involved in fluorescence microscopy, the equipment required and the major applications.
This book is well written from this perspective and is an easy read. It succeeds where others have failed in making what is potentially a very technical subject understandable from the beginners viewpoint. Clearly and concisely described.
This is a magnificent book with a very large number of full colour photographs that explain visually the structure of the honeybee. This must be the modern definitive work on the structure of the bee.
Written to accompany degree courses in mineralogy, this is also a fine atlas for the amateur geologist. There are over 160 excellent photomicrographs together with descriptions and source information about 75 different minerals and rocks.
A naturalists guide to the microscopic life found on the seashore and sea plants.
The definitive book listing and illustrating the myriad of life forms that inhabit the surface film of fresh water habitats.
An excellent book covering a wide range of microscopy techniques and systems designed to enhance specimen detail, for example phase contrast.
Written by Rex Sawyer, this is an excellent guide to the features of British pollen and comes complete with a CD-ROM which contains a superb identification key. Highly recommended.
There has been the need for a long time for a book that combines the theory and practice of stereomicroscopy. As this well constructed and written book by Lewis Woolnough shows there is more to low power microscopy than many people think. Excellent pictures.
Finally, an amateur microscopy book up-to-date with our modern world to introduce children, teenagers, and adults to a fantastic hobby and pastime. The author founded one of the most established Hobby Microscopy sites on the web. Paper backed 142 pages. Unreservedly recommended Price £10.50
This is an excellent book for anyone wanting to try and make their own specimen slides to look at with a microscope. It shows you no longer need toxic and banned chemicals to preserve animal and plant forms and mount them. Excellent. Paper backed
The perfect guide for all young people using a microscope for the first time! This book is supported by tutorial videos with free internet access. Highly recommended for the junior scientist
Anyone buying a microscope for the first time needs this excellent book. The microscope is ‘explained’ in a superb easy to understand and visual way. Not only that but there are 9 supporting videos available free online to download. An exceptional book highly recommended. Price £8.00
Published by the Manchester Microscopical Society. This book offers practical guidance for those who would like to see some of the millions of creatures and organisms which are not visible to the naked eye and without which life on this planet would not exist.
by Norman Chapman
It is not often that the definitive book on a subject is written. For those interested in the microscopy of pollen this is the definitive book. Superb drawings of pollen grains and superb presentation. How to prepare pollen and how to identify it is what the book does. Highly recommended. Price £21.00
The definitive book about Ladybirds. A full description and classification of the 47 different species of these popular beetles including maps of their distribution in the Brtish Isles. 142 pages with many illustrations
The Ultimate Guide to your Microscope
This is the book that we wish we had written. It is simply excellent. Imported from the US this book takes you through the process of making slide preparations with a high power microscope in an easy to understand format. Excellent illustrations and instructions. Highly recommended.