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MICROGRAPHIA: OR SOME PHYSIOLOGICAL DESCRIPTIONS OF MINUTE: Hooke, Robert

Hooke, Robert

Published by Impression Anastaltique Culture et Civilisation 1966 [1665], Bruxelles [Brussels] (1966)

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About this Item: Impression Anastaltique Culture et Civilisation 1966 [1665], Bruxelles [Brussels], 1966. Hardcover. First Edition Facsimile. large 4to., [32 pp.], 246 pp., [10 pp.], VG-; tan faux-leather cloth boards, bright silver lettering to brown text labels affixed to spine; minor bumping to head and tail of spine, mild overall wear to boards (mostly scuffing to front board); mild age-toning/wear to text-block; mild brown residue to turn-ins and fore-edges of boards; interior pristine, with numerous black-and-white illustrations and fold-outs; an exact reproduction of the First Edition pub. 1665; Hooke's MICROGRAPHIA is a notable early work, being (i) the first book to depict insects, plants, &c., as seen through microscopes and other lenses, (ii) the first appearance of the word "cell" in print, (iii) and purportedly the first scientific bestseller that introduced an eager public audience to the new field of microscopy; shelved Case 10. Dupont. Seller Inventory # 9-121-1290532

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Micrographia, or some Physiological Descriptions of Minute: Hooke, R. [Robert];

Hooke, R. [Robert]; Scurr, Ruth (intro.)

Published by Folio Society, London (2017)

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About this Item: Folio Society, London, 2017. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Slipcase. First edition thus. 2017, First Folio Society edition. Number 231 of 750 copies. Hardcover, large 4to., leather-backed boards. Fine in the original black cloth slipcase. A beautiful copy. 60 illustrations, including 5 fold-out plates. Facsimile reprint of the original 1655 edition, with some plates from the second edition. Due to the large size of this book extra postage may be required for international or expedited orders. Seller Inventory # 0085627

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