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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

By: Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703 [author].
Series: The classics of medicine library: Publisher: New York : Gryphon Editions, c1996Description: [32], 246, [10] pages, XXXVIII leaves of plates (7 folded) : illustrations, facsimiles ; 31 centimetres.Subject(s): Microscopy -- Early works to 1800 | Microorganisms -- Early works to 1800 | Microscopy -- Early works to 1800 | Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works
List(s) this item appears in: Dana Research Centre and Library - New acquisitions - February 2020
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 081 HOO HOOKE (Browse shelf) Available 2402386497

Title page in red and black

Inserted a small booklet of 23 pages titled "Micrographia : Robert Hooke : notes from the editors. [contains an entry reprinted from the "Dictionary of scientific biography on Robert Hooke].

"This special edition of Micrographia, or some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses with observations and inquiries thereupon by Robert Hooke has been privately printed for the members of the Classic Medicine Library" ... 2nd page.

Facsimile reprint of First published: London : printed by Jo. Martyn and Ja. Allestry, printers to the Royal Society, 1665

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