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The Microscope Series and Other McCrone Books

Microscope Publications (Division of McCrone Research Institute) publish a series of monographs related to the microscope and several other books including the Polarized Light Microscopy
textbook, the Handbook of Chemical Microscopy by Chamot and
Mason, the Winchell “Organic” and “Inorganic” handbooks, and many others.

The Microscope Series

Microscope Publications (Division of McCrone Research Institute) publishes a series of monographs related to the microscope. Currently, 12 of the 52 originally proposed titles are now available including:

11. A Short History of the English Microscopes
12. A Short History of the Early American Microscopes
14. The Optical Performance of the Light Microscope, Part I
15. The Optical Performance of the Light Microscope, Part II
16. Accessories for the Light Microscope
17. Special Methods in Light Microscopy
20. Transmitted Polarised Light Microscopy
47. Light Microscopical Resinography
48. The Microscopy of Liquid Crystals
49. The 4-Axis Universal Stage
51. Glossary of Microscopical Terms and Definitions
52. Teaching Microscopy

Click on a title above to read the preface and table of contents for each. Copies of these monographs are available for purchase from McCrone Research Institute by phone (312-842-7100) and through this website.

McCrone is interested in publishing the remaining books in this worthwhile series and incorporating additional titles.

Solicitation for Authoring the Microscope Series

Other McCrone Books

Polarized Light Microscopy
By McCrone, McCrone and Delly

Asbestos Identification
By Walter C. McCrone

Fusion Methods in Chemical Microscopy: A Textbook and Laboratory Manual
By Walter C. McCrone, Jr.

Handbook of Chemical Microscopy, Volume II: Chemical Methods and Inorganic Qualitative Analysis
By Chamot and Mason

The Optical Properties of Organic Compounds — Out of print
By Winchell

The Microscopical Characters of Artificial Inorganic Solid Substances: Optical Properties of Artificial Minerals
By Winchell and Winchell

Organic Microchemical Analysis
By Behrens-Kley (translated by Richard E. Stevens)

Judgement Day for the Turin Shroud
By Walter C. McCrone

The Particle Atlas (Book) – Volume I: Principles and Techniques

The Particle Atlas (Book) – Volume VI: Electron-Optical Atlas and Techniques