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2 edition of Micrographia. found in the catalog.

Micrographia.

Robert Hooke

Micrographia.

by Robert Hooke

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Published by Cramer in Weinheim .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microscope and microscopy -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works

  • Edition Notes

    GenrePre-Linnean works
    SeriesHistoriae naturalis classica -- t. 20
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[35], 246 p. 38 plates (part fold.). --
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17983408M

    Micrographia: Or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon, Robert Hooke, ISBN Reviews: 1. About this Item: Author/Oxford University Press, Oxford, Hard Cover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. The five volumes of Gunther's volume set on science at Oxford concerned with the neglected experimenter & architect Robert Hooke, complete; including volumes VI & VII: The Life and Work of Robert Hooke, ; volume VIII: The Cutler Lectures of Robert Hooke, (facsimile.

      Robert Hooke, Micrographia; or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon, 2nd edition. London, See the LocatorPlus catalog record. Etching was the best way to make a book's illustration in Hooke's time. A polished copper plate was coated with an acid-resistant. Micrographia is a large book, measuring almost twelve inches tall and weighing three pounds. It was printed in October , and when bound copies appeared on sale the following year it became an instant bestseller. Most people cannot relish the crisp printing and the fine paper of an original issue, and this digital edition brings the look of /5(31).

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Micrographia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Robert Dickinson was born in London inhas worked in finance in both th Pages: Ordered, That the Book written by Robert Hooke, M.A. Fellow of this Society, Entituled, Micrographia, or some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies, made by Magnifying Glasses, with Observations and Inquiries thereupon, Be printed by John Martyn, and James Allestry, Printers to the said Society.

Novem. BROUNCKER. P.R.S. Sign In. Details. Robert Hooke was a member of the Royal Society, the first scientists proper in England. He did all kinds of experiments about anything he could think of, but this books is mainly about his discoveries made with the microscope.

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The drawings that he made in the course of that work were the foundation for many of the 38 plates in Micrographia.

The book itself came about in relation to earlier microscopy drawings made by Christopher Wren (–), a physician and architect whom Hooke had met at Oxford.

Micrographia is a historically significant book by Robert Hooke about his observations through various lenses. It is particularly notable for being the first book to illustrate insects, plants etc. as seen through microscopes. Published in Januarythe first major publication of the Royal Brand: LTD dba Echo Library.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Project Gutenberg; 62, free ebooks; Micrographia by Robert Hooke. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Hooke, Robert, Title: Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries.

This book, Micrographia, was the first important work on microscopy, the study of minute objects through a microscope.

First published init contains large-scale, finely detailed illustrations of some of the specimens Hooke viewed under the microscopes he designed. Robert Hooke published 'Micrographia' in It is his most famous work, and is notable for the stunning illustrations, drawn by Hooke himself.

The picture of the flea shown above is one of his most famous images; the original is 18 inches across. That of a. Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Micrographia. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by Robert Hooke, which is now, at last, again available to you.

Enjoy this classic work : Hooke Robert. She has two books, The Keep and Micrographia and though I've been reading The Keep (her first book) longer, I've found it much slower going. Micrographia however was a faster read. I I got Emily Wilson's books because I have a letterpressed broadside of hers, made by the inestimable Sara Langworthy, my former printing teacher at the University /5.

In Hooke published his Micrographia, which was primarily a review of a series of observations that he had made while following the development and improvement of the microscope.

Hooke described in detail the structure of feathers, the stinger of a bee, the radula, or “tongue,” of mollusks, and the.

Robert Hooke's Micrographia. Micrographia is a historically significant book by Robert Hooke about his observations through various lenses. It is particularly notable for being the first book to illustrate insects, plants etc. as.

Micrographia: Or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon, Robert Hooke, ISBN 5/5(2).Ordered, That the Book written by Robert Hooke, M.A.

Fellow of this Society, Entituled, Micrographia, or some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies, made by Magnifying Glasses, with Observations and Inquiries thereupon, Be printed by John Martyn, and James Allestry, Printers to the said Size: 1MB.Elsewhere in his great book, gigantic insects populate the pages, and controversy and scientific argument mark out the text.

Micrographia is a large book, measuring almost twelve inches tall and weighing three pounds. It was printed in Octoberand when bound copies appeared on sale the following year it became an instant bestseller/5(30).