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Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon, by R. Hooke, Fellow of the Royal Society

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Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon
Title
Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses
Title remainder
with observations and inquiries thereupon
Statement of responsibility
by R. Hooke, Fellow of the Royal Society
Title variation
Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses
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Language
eng
Summary
Micrographia, or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses by Robert Hooke (1635-1703) contains the discoveries that Hooke made with his newly perfected compound microscope. Micrographia was not only the first book devoted entirely to microscopic observations, but also the first to pair its descriptions with profuse and detailed illustrations
Cataloging source
CSt-L
Citation location within source
  • 18
  • R18004
  • 262
  • 50
  • 147
Citation source
  • Burndy. Science
  • ESTC
  • Garrison & Morton (5th ed.)
  • Horblit, H.D. Grolier 100 science books
  • Norman 1092
  • PMM
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1635-1703
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Hooke, Robert
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • -1670
  • active 1649-1680
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  • Allestry, James
  • Martyn, John
  • Royal Society (Great Britain)
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  • Microscopy
  • Physics
  • Light
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  • Natural history
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Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon, by R. Hooke, Fellow of the Royal Society
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  • Signatures: pi℗ø A℗ø a-g℗ø B-C℗ø D-2Ḱþ L-M℗ø
  • Engraved title page vignette (arms of the Royal Society); head- and tailpieces; initials
  • Errata: p. [10] at end
  • Title in red and black ink
  • With an initial imprimatur leaf by the Council of the Royal Society of London
Extent
1 online resource ([36], 246, [10] pages, [37] leaves of plates (some partially folded)
Form of item
online
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in modern calfskin double-panelled in blind. The bookplate of the BPL Townshend Fund is present on the front pastedown. Early marginalia is present on numerous leaves, including: O3 (verso), S1 (recto), S1 (verso), 2C3 (recto), 2E1 (verso), 2E3 (recto), and 2F3 (recto). The perforation stamp of the Library is present on the title page and all plates are marked with the ink stamp of the same.
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illustrations)
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remote
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Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon, by R. Hooke, Fellow of the Royal Society
Link
Publication
Note
  • Signatures: pi℗ø A℗ø a-g℗ø B-C℗ø D-2Ḱþ L-M℗ø
  • Engraved title page vignette (arms of the Royal Society); head- and tailpieces; initials
  • Errata: p. [10] at end
  • Title in red and black ink
  • With an initial imprimatur leaf by the Council of the Royal Society of London
Extent
1 online resource ([36], 246, [10] pages, [37] leaves of plates (some partially folded)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in modern calfskin double-panelled in blind. The bookplate of the BPL Townshend Fund is present on the front pastedown. Early marginalia is present on numerous leaves, including: O3 (verso), S1 (recto), S1 (verso), 2C3 (recto), 2E1 (verso), 2E3 (recto), and 2F3 (recto). The perforation stamp of the Library is present on the title page and all plates are marked with the ink stamp of the same.
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote

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