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[1] For Carl Zeiss, see: Paetrow, S and Wimmer, W, Carl Zeiss 1816–1888. A Biography, Böhlau, Weimar, 2016.
[2] Schleiden, M, Die Pflanze und ihr Leben, Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig, 1848.
[3] Schleiden, M, Grundzìge der wissenschaftlichen Botanik, 2nd edition, Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig, 1845.
[4] Zeiss Werkzeitung, revised version, 4th year, issue 4, September 1929, 52–57, quote p. 54f.
[5] Barfuss, FW, Optik, Catoptrik und Dioptrik oder theoretisch-praktischer Unterricht ìber den möglichst vollkommenen Bau aller optischen Instrumente, besonders aller Arten von Fernröhren und Microscopen: nebst Angabe der praktischen Hilfsmittel zur technischen Ausfìhrung derselben, Voigt, Weimar, 1839.
[6]For stand development, see WE Mehliss, “100 Jahre Entwicklung im Zeiss-Mikroskop-Stativbau” in Jenaer Jahrbuch, 1953, vol. 4, 25–79, and D Gerlach, Geschichte der Mikroskopie, Harri Deutsch, Frankfurt 2009.
[7] Schleiden, M, Grundzìge der wissenschaftlichen Botanik, Wilhelm Engelmann, Leipzig, 1842.
[8]Letter from Carl Zeiss to KO Beck dated February 4,1855. Source: ZEISS Archives CZO-S 3.
[9] Abbe, E, Wissenschaftliche Abhandlungen aus verschiedenen Gebieten. Patentschriften, Gedächtnisreden, Gustav Fischer, Jena, 1906.
[10]For Ernst Abbe, see, e.g., K Gerth, Ernst Abbe 1840–1905. Scientist, Entrepreneur, Social Reformer, Dr. Bussert & Stadeler, Jena, 2005.
[11]For the history of microscope optics, see, e.g., H Boegehold, Zur Geschichte der Zeissischen Mikroskopobjektive bis 1940, in: Jenaer Jahrbuch, 1951, vol 2, 7–21.
[12]Ernst Abbe, Die Hìlfsmittel der Mikroskopie, 1878. Printed in: Gesammelte Werke, Band I, Gustav Fischer, Jena, 1904, 150–52.
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