A Large Collection of Coal Fossil Microscope Slides,
A Large Collection of Coal Fossil Microscope Slides, card slide case containing a very good collection of coal fossil microscope slides, many oversized and annotated for teaching purposes, slides labelled ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Derby’; ‘W. HEMMINGWAY, Barnsley’; ‘LOMAX Bolton Lancashire Petrographic & Palaeo Botanic Laboratories’; some by amateur preparers. (58 slides)
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A Large Collection of Coal Fossil Microscope Slides,