Hidden Beauties (Plant Life Highly Magnified) 1929
Players Flowers and the Garden Hidden Beauties (Plant Life Highly Magnified) 1929 Hidden Beauties (Plant Life Highly Magnified) 1929 25 - Back in 1929 Players produced a series of 25 Hidden Beauties and the back of card 1 in the set explains that “objects which to our eyes may appear commonplace, uninteresting, insignificant or dull often reveal unexpected loveliness when seen under the microscope" and ”Hidden Beauties are often present where least expected.” As promised there are some fascinating close up colour images from the natural world like the leg-combs of a spider, periwinkle tongue, live mould, a maise leaf slice and flower dust (pollen). The fantastic pictures on the front are backed by a full explanation on the reverse so we learn that the air contains spores which produce plants when they find a good home so if cheese is left exposed to the ai.r it will eventually become mouldy or that as well as climbing and capturing prey spiders use their leg-combs for cleaning of both themselves and their web. This interesting set would look good in any collection. Size 68 x 36mm
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Hidden Beauties (Plant Life Highly Magnified) 1929

Issuer: Players Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Back in 1929 Players produced a series of 25 Hidden Beauties and the back of card 1 in the set explains that “objects which to our eyes may appear commonplace, uninteresting, insignificant or dull often reveal unexpected loveliness when seen under the microscope" and ”Hidden Beauties are often present where least expected.” As promised there are some fascinating close up colour images from the natural world like the leg-combs of a spider, periwinkle tongue, live mould, a maise leaf slice and flower dust (pollen). The fantastic pictures on the front are backed by a full explanation on the reverse so we learn that the air contains spores which produce plants when they find a good home so if cheese is left exposed to the ai.r it will eventually become mouldy or that as well as climbing and capturing prey spiders use their leg-combs for cleaning of both themselves and their web. This interesting set would look good in any collection. Size 68 x 36mm Number of cards in set: 25

Price for complete set: Catalogue Price £7.50 Special Offer £5.00

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