Rochester, NY: Post-Express Book and Job Printing House [for:] Bausch & Lomb Optical Co., 1885. 96,pp. 12mo. Cloth backed printed boards. Neatly ex- library (bookplate and blindstamps), upper forecorner of rear board cracked, surface erosion and some loss at crown and toe of spine; still, a good, sound, relatively clean copy. Item #WRCLIT74151
First edition. Edward Bausch championed the greater expansion of the firm his father co- founded in the field of microscopes, as well as in the field of optics for photography. The last ten pages consist of adverts and illustrations of the firm's microscopes and a microtome.