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Adams, George 1709-1772

Overview
Works: 42 works in 176 publications in 3 languages and 1,923 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs 
Roles: Author, Cartographer
Classifications: AC4, 522.78
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Most widely held works by George Adams
Micrographia illustrata, or, The knowledge of the microscope explain'd by George Adams( Book )
12 editions published between 1746 and 2005 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An essay on the use of the celestial and terrestrial globes exemplified in a greater variety of problems ... exhibiting the general principles of dialing and navigation by George Adams( )
9 editions published between 1800 and 1808 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Micrographia illustrata 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 by George Adams( )
1 edition published in 1746 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Micrographia illustrata 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. Joelott's Observations on the Animalcula, that are found in many different Sorts of Infusions; and 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 Brabe's Head, in Fleet-Street by George Adams( )
1 edition published in 1747 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The description and use of a new sea quadrant, for taking the altitude of the sun from the visible horizon; ... Invented, made, and sold by George Adams by George Adams( )
5 editions published between 1748 and 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Micrographia illustrata or, the knowledge of the microscope explain'd: together with an account of a new invented universal ... microscope ... illustrated with 65 copper-plates ... By George Adams by George Adams( )
8 editions published between 1747 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Micrographia illustrata by George Adams( )
9 editions published between 1746 and 1771 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plates to the geometrical and graphical essays by George Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 1797 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tenmon rekigaku shoshū by George Adams( Book )
in Japanese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Georg Adams's Anweisung zur Erhaltung des Gesichts und zur Kenntniss der Natur des Sehens by George Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 1794 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Astronomical and geographical essays by George Adams( Book )
1 edition published in 1790 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on the microscope containing a practical description of the most improved microscopes: a general history of insects ... By George Adams by George Adams( Book )
2 editions published between 1787 and 1798 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Adams, George 1709-1772 the Elder
Adams, George the Elder 1709-1772
Languages
English (152)
German (1)
Japanese (1)