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Octavo Corporation

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Works: 65 works in 123 publications in 4 languages and 2,056 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Poetry  Pictorial works  Illustrated works  Atlases  Biography  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: NA2515, 720
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Most widely held works by Octavo Corporation
Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon by Robert Hooke( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the 1665 edition, with essay by Brian J. Ford
The works of Geoffrey Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital, full text version of the Kelmscott Chaucer held by the Bridwell Library. Features include: zoom in and out, copy and paste options, search options, and hot links
Poems by William Shakespeare( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital version of John Benson's Poems, published in 1640, containing all but eight of the sonnets
The book of Urizen by William Blake( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes complete text of the 1818 edition of Blake's Book of Urizen from the copy in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Also available in digital form from Library of Congress website
Dictionary of the English language by Samuel Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the copy in the Warnock Library (Dictionary) and the Library of Congress (The plan of a dictionary). Text is searchable
On the revolutions of the heavenly spheres by Nicolaus Copernicus( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Latin and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facsim. reproduction of the 1543 copy in the Warnock Library
Areopagitica, with a commentary by Sir Richard C. Jebb, and with supplementary material by John Milton( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable full text page images of Southern Methodist University's Bridwell Library copy of the 1644 London edition
De humani corporis fabrica : Basel, 1543 by Andreas Vesalius( )

1 edition published in 1998 in Latin and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grammar of ornament by Owen Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a digitized facsimile of the 1856 London edition from a copy in the Cary Graphic Arts Collection, Rochester Institute of Technology; with commentary. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified. Includes supplementary color plates from the 1868 edition
Manuale tipografico by Giambattista Bodoni( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Italian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes digitized facsimile of the 1818 Parma edition of Bodoni's Manuale tipografico from a copy in the Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, with a commentary by David Pankow. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified
Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus by William Harvey( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Latin and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a digitized facsimile of the 1628 Frankfurt edition of Harvey's De motu cordis from the copy in the Warnock Library; with commentary by Robert G. Frank, Jr. and the English translation by Geoffrey Keynes. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified
Opticks; or, A treatise of the reflections, refractions, inflections & colours of light. Based on the 4th ed., London, 1730 by Isaac Newton( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a digitized facsimile of the edition of 1704, reproduced from the copy in the Warnock Library; with commentary by Nicholas Humez
Comedies, histories & tragedies : London, 1623 by William Shakespeare( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the 1623 first folio from a copy in the Folger Shakespeare Library. Text is searchable and printable
Poissons, écrevisses et crabes, de diverses couleurs et figures extraordinaires by Louis Renard( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The four books of architecture by Andrea Palladio( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the 1570 Venice edition from a copy in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress. Text is searchable
De symmetria partium in rectis formis humanorum corporum ; Underweysung der Messung by Albrecht Dürer( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of two works bound together from a copy in the Warnock Library. The De symmetria consists of the first two books of Dürer's Von menschlicher Proportion in the Latin translation of 1532. The Underweysung der Messung is the Nuremberg 1538 second edition. Text is searchable
A monograph of the testudinata : London, 1832-1836 by Thomas Bell( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the London edition published by Samuel Highley in 8 parts, 1832-1836. Reproduced from a copy in The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; commentary by Kraig Adler. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified
Icones historiarvm Veteris Testamenti by Hans Holbein( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Latin and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the 1547 Lyon edition of the Icones Historiarum Veteris Testamenti from a copy in Southern Methodist University's Bridwell Library
Biblia Latina : Mainz, ca. 1455 : Gutenberg Bible( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in Latin and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized version of the 42-line Gutenberg Bible from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. Includes commentary by Janet Ing Freeman; English translation of the Bible; information on the binding, collation, and provenance
 
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Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon
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The works of Geoffrey ChaucerPoemsThe book of UrizenDictionary of the English languageOn the revolutions of the heavenly spheresAreopagitica, with a commentary by Sir Richard C. Jebb, and with supplementary materialDe humani corporis fabrica : Basel, 1543The grammar of ornament