The Microscope and How to Use It
by Georg Stehli
A wonderful book for amateur microscopists. Many great illustrations and
black and white photographs.
Adventures with a Microscope
by Richard Headstrom
A book about what you can see using a microscope.
Many great hand drawn illustrations.
How to Know the Protozoa
by Theodore L. Jahn
A must-have book for finding out just what that critter is under
your microscope. Taxonomic keys and detailed drawings tell how to
distinguish one little animal from another.
The Guide to Microlife
by Kenneth G. Rainis and Bruce J. Russell
Another great book for identifying things you find in pond water.
Many beautiful color photographs and in-depth descriptions of
not just protozoa, but crustaceans, fungi, nematodes, and more.
by Klaus Hausmann and Norbert Hulsmann
For the more advanced reader, this book goes into the science more,
and has many black and white electron microscope illustrations and
phase contrast microscope photos.
Free-Living Freshwater Protozoa -- a Color Guide
by D. J. Patterson
Every page has a full color photograph and a hand drawing of the organism,
making it extremely helpful in identifying what you brought home in the
pond scum. Well worth the higher price. It even has a waterproof cover.
Illustrated Glossary of Protoctista
by Lynn Margulis
Get to know the language of protozoology. Wonderfully illustrated,
the book explains the names of the creatures and their parts in