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|Genre/Form:||Copper engravings (visual works)
Early works to 1800
Pre-Linnean works Early works to 1800
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Hooke; Christopher Wren, Sir; John Martyn; James Allestry; Royal Society (Great Britain). Council.
|Language Note:||In English with Greek references.|
|Notes:||Includes an initial imprimatur leaf by the Council of the Royal Society of London, dated "Novem. 23. 1664."
Epistle dedicatory to the King signed Robert Hooke.
Some illustrations probably based on originals by Christopher Wren (see Garrison-Morton).
Signatures: pi² A² a-g² B-C² D-2K⁴ 2L-2M² ; 146 leaves.
Title page in red and black.
Armorial printer's device on title page with: "Nvllivs in verba."
Plate XVI is bound after XXI and before p. 165.
Plates XVIII, XXIV, XXXIII, and XXXVIII are on two leaves.
Errata notes on p. , at end.
Includes printed marginal notes; table of contents at the end.
|Description:||, 246,  pages,  leaves of plates (copperplate, some folded) ; 30 cm (fol.)|
|Other Titles:||Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses|
|Responsibility:||by R. Hooke, fellow of the Royal Society.|
- Microscopy -- Early works to 1800.
- Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works -- Early works to 1800.
- Light -- Early works to 1800.
- Hair -- Early works to 1800.
- Snowflakes -- Early works to 1800.
- Orion (Constellation) -- Early works to 1800.
- Natural History.
- Natural history.
- Deep space -- Orion (Constellation)