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Micrographia Illustrata [electronic resource]: Or, the Knowledge of the Microscope Explain'd: Together With an Account of a New Invented Universal, Single or Double, Microscope, Either of Which Is Capable of Being Applied to an Improv'd Solar Apparatus. This Treatise Contains a Description of the Nature, Uses, and Magnifying Powers of Microscopes in General; Together With Full Directions How to Prepare, Apply, and Examine, as Well as Preserve, All Sorts of Minute Objects: Also an Account of the Principal Microscopical Discoveries, That Have Hitherto Been Mentioned by the Most Celebrated Authors, Together With a Great Variety of New Experiments and Observations. The Whole Being, as It Were, a Natural History of a Multitude of Aerial, Terrestrial, and Aquatick Animals, Seeds, Plants, &C. To Which Is Added a Translation of Mr. Joblott's Observations on the Animalcula, That Are Found in Many Different Sorts of Infusions; A Very Particular Account of That Surprising Phaenomenon, the Fresh Water Polype, Translated From the French Treatise of Mr. Trembley. This Work Is Compiled for the Assistance of Those, Who Are Desirous of Surveying the Extensive Beauties of the Minute Creation, and Is Illustrated With 65 Copper-Plates, Curiously Engrav'd, Which Contain Above 560 Pictures of Microscopic Objects. By George Adams, Mathematical, Philosophical, and Optical Instrument-Maker, at Tycho Brahe's Head, in Fleet-Street. .

Adams, George
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for, and sold by the author, MDCCXLVI. [1746]
Language
English
Description
16;263, [1] p., plates ; 4⁰.
Notes
  • Vertical chain lines.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T39334.
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