Leeuwenhoek's magnifying glasses auctioned

May 29, 1747

Adrian Rees's catalog of the Renowned Cabinet of Magnifying Glasses of Antony van Leeuwenhoek, offered for auction at the St. Lucas Guild, was published in Delft by Renier Boitet (Dutch title page on right; click to enlarge).

The details are disussed on the page about what happened to Leeuwenhoek's microscopes.