Or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon
Hooke, Robert (eBook - 1998)

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Digitized facsimile of the 1665 edition, with essay by Brian J. Ford.
Authors: Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703
Title: Micrographia
or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses with observations and inquiries thereupon
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Publisher: Palo Alto, CA : Octavo, c1998
Characteristics: cxix, 221 p. :,ill
Statement of Responsibility: R. Hooke
Notes: Title from title screen
Summary: Digitized facsimile of the 1665 edition, with essay by Brian J. Ford.
Additional Contributors: Ford, Brian J.
ISBN: 1891788027
Branch Call Number: Electronic Book
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
Subject Headings: Natural history Pre-Linnean works Microscopy Early works to 1800
Genre/Form: Electronic books
Topical Term: Natural history
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