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Micrographia illustrata

Adams, George

Micrographia illustrata

or the microscope explained, in several new inventions, ... Likewise a natural history ... By George Adams, ...

by Adams, George

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Published by printed for the author, and sold by him, and by all booksellers in town and country in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4128, no. 08.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[16],lix,[1],325,[1],14p.,plates
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16985732M

  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 Illustrata, page ): “I shall lay before the reader the following observations, which were made by Mr. Trembley.” Adams included in his book a num-ber of re-engraved copies of Trembley’s published work. Thus, the magnificent study of Hydra on Plate 47 of Micrographia Illustrata is clearly copied, line for line.

Editions for Micrographia: (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindl. This is a microscope designed and built by George Adams Sr (–) and described for the first time in his book Micrographia Illustrata, the first edition of which was published in It is engraved on the circular objective wheel. Invented & Made by Geo. .

This large brass microscope by George Adams, the Elder, is called "the Variable microscope". Adams described this microscope in detail in his book "Micrographia Illustrata", 4th edition, , on pages I-VI. This instrument has a folding tripod base. On the broader rectangular leg is engraved in script "G. Adams No. 60 Fleet Street, London". George Adams Senior’s title – Micrographia Illustrata, First Edition – was swiped from Barter Books in and later taken across the Atlantic to an Alabama antiques store. But, the store’s owner Axel Hein became suspicious of the Barter Books bandit as he was looking “shifty and changing his story a lot”.


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Hooke's wonderful discoveries by the microscope Robert Hooke. /5(31). This is a disappointing reproduction of the original work. The pictures, enormous fold-out pages in the original work are tiny, they don't even fill a single page. The main reason that anyone would want Micrographia is for the pictures, I'm not sure what the people who typeset this book were thinking/5(31).

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George Adams, Micrographia Illustrata, 4th ed. (London, ), retrieved from Visual technologies have conditioned us to dramatic alterations of size and scale, but in the eighteenth century, they still retained a considerable shock factor.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. Micrographia illustrata: or, The microscope explained: Likewise, Adams, George, View full catalog record. Micrographia by Robert Hooke, View images from this item (23) Robert Hooke (–) was not only a scientist, he was a mapmaking pioneer, architect, astronomer, biologist and ingenious experimenter.

He was a founding member and ‘curator of experiments’ at the Royal Society, an academy at the cutting edge of scientific discovery. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Extracts from Micrographia: Or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereu.

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Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Three parts in one volume. 4to ( x mm). xx, ; [], [2],[4] pp., engraved allegorical frontispiece by Hubert Vincent, woodcut initials, head- and tailpieces, 69 copper engraved plates (5 folding) by Buonanni, second part with engraved title on p.[] datedcontinuous.

Book Title Micrographia illustrata: or, The microscope explained Likewise, a natural history of aerial, terrestrial, and aquatic animals, &c., considered as microscopic objects. Micrographia by Hooke, Robert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Other articles where Micrographia is discussed: biology: The discovery of cells: 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.

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. His book 'Micrographia' (shown here), was the first important work on microscopy (the study of minute objects by means of a microscope). First published inthe book contains beautiful illustrations of some of the specimens Hooke viewed under the microscopes that he designed.

Among its drawings and observations is this famous and. Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by Robert Hooke, which is now, at last, again available to this classic work today. These selected Author: Hooke Robert.

book Early works to Additional Physical Format: Print version: Adams, George, Micrographia illustrata. London, Printed for the author, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: George Adams. Click to read more about Micrographia illustrata: or, The microscope explained by George Adams.

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Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The prime impetus for the spread of microscopy during the 18th century /5. The Micrographia Illustrata () broadly challenged Henry Baker's profitable monopoly on the subject of popular microscopy, but was far more richly-illustrated than Baker's The Microscope Made Easy ().

Baker in turn attacked Adams on the grounds of plagiarism. The "Catalog of the Mathematical, Philosophical, and Optical Instruments" at.Smithsonian Libraries, Natural History Building, 10 th St. and Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC, | +1 () | Contact Us.Robert Hooke's Micrographia.