Micrographia: Or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses, with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon
The prime impetus for the spread of microscopy during the 18th century, this classic moves gracefully among its topics, including the structure of molds, visual apparatus of the fly, cellular structure of cork, and life cycle of the mosquito. No scientific background is necessary to appreciate its ideas, inspirations, and insights.
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Review: MicrographiaUser Review - John Gribbin - Goodreads
The first great scientific book written in English, beautifully illustrated (many of the drawings were by Hooke's friend Christopher Wren) and easily accessible for the layman. Samuel Pepys got an ... Read full review
Review: MicrographiaUser Review - Anthony - Goodreads
read this on microform :-) Read full review