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Micrographia

Institute of Contemporary Arts.

Micrographia

[catalogue of an exhibition at the] ICA London, 9th November-3rd December 1960.

by Institute of Contemporary Arts.

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Published by I.C.A. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

All photographs were taken and processed by H.W. Penn at Aeon Laboratories, Surrey.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20101730M

  Robert Hooke () was the great pioneer, but he was not alone. There had been a few who attempted what Hooke would famously accomplish, and many others who would follow, expanding and refining what Hooke had done by reading the tracts he left for them. Henry Power published before Hooke, but Power's book has only a few crude woodcuts. Buy Micrographia by Hooke, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(32).

Elsewhere in his great book, gigantic insects populate the pages, and controversy and scientific argument mark out the text. Micrographia is a large book, measuring almost twelve inches tall and weighing three pounds. It was printed in October , and when bound copies appeared on sale the following year it became an instant bestseller/5(30). Through Micrographia, he shared his observations of previously unknown tiny organisms and new details of larger life usually beyond the reach of the naked eye. Published in , the book contains 66 observations on a wide range of topics, from fossils to fungi, accompanied by detailed text and accurate illustrations engraved by Hooke himself.

Micrographia. Robert Hooke's Micrographia was published in Hooke worked in the Royal Society as Head of Experiments and his scientific interests were wide. Perhaps one of his most well-known contributions to science was the law of elasticity, known as Hooke’s Law, which states that the extension of a spring (or wire) caused by an applied force is proportional to the force. New York: The Classics of Science Library / Gryphon Editions, First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. Small quarto, full leather with raised bands, gilt titles & designs, all edges gilt, placeholder, illustrated (including some fold-outs), pp., clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy, a bit of a lean to the book, light soiling and edgewear to the book's covers.


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Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon Robert Hooke. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Microscopic observations or, Dr. Hooke's wonderful discoveries by the microscope Robert Hooke.

/5(31). This is a disappointing reproduction of the original work. The pictures, enormous fold-out pages in the original work are tiny, they don't even fill a single page. The main reason that anyone would want Micrographia is for the pictures, I'm not sure what the people who typeset this book were thinking/5(17).

Ordered, That the Book written by Robert Hooke, M.A. Fellow of this Society, Entituled, Micrographia, or some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies, made by Magnifying Glasses, with Observations and Inquiries thereupon, Be printed by John Martyn, and James Allestry, Printers to the said Society.

Novem. BROUNCKER. P.R.S. Sign In. Details. Other articles where Micrographia is discussed: biology: The discovery of cells: In Hooke published his Micrographia, which was primarily a review of a series of observations that he had made while following the development and improvement of the microscope.

Hooke described Micrographia book detail the structure of feathers, the stinger of a bee, the radula, or “tongue,” of mollusks, and the. This book, Micrographia, was the first important work on microscopy, the study of minute objects through a microscope.

First published init contains large-scale, finely detailed illustrations of some of the specimens Hooke viewed under the microscopes he designed. At the end of the book, there are observations of the stars and moon as.

Micrographia book. Read 10 reviews from the Micrographia book largest community for readers. The prime impetus for the spread of microscopy during the 18th century /5. Robert Hooke's Micrographia. Hooke, Micrographia () The Library has digitized the plates for Robert Hooke (–), Micrographia, or Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon (London, Printed by J.

Martyn and J. Allestry, ). His book 'Micrographia' (shown here), was the first important work on microscopy (the study of minute objects by means of a microscope). First published inthe book contains beautiful illustrations of some of the specimens Hooke viewed under the microscopes that he designed.

Micrographia is a historically significant book by Robert Hooke about his observations through various lenses. It is particularly notable for being the first book to illustrate insects, plants etc. as seen through microscopes. Published in Januarythe first major publication of the Royal Society, it became the first scientific best-seller, inspiring a wide public interest in the new.

Micrographia Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon Language: English: LoC Class: QH: Science: Natural history: Subject: Microscopy -- Early works to Subject: Natural history -- Pre-Linnean works Subject: Magnifying glasses -- Early works to Category: Text.

Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by Robert Hooke, which is now, at last, again available to this classic work today. These selected Author: Hooke Robert.

Ordered, That the Book written by Robert Hooke, M.A. Fellow of this Society, Entituled, Micrographia, or some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies, made by Magnifying Glasses, with Observations and Inquiries thereupon, Be printed by John Martyn, and James Allestry, Printers to the said Society.

Novem. BROUNCKER. Size: 1MB. Robert Hooke published 'Micrographia' in It is his most famous work, and is notable for the stunning illustrations, drawn by Hooke himself. The picture of the flea shown above is one of his most famous images; the original is 18 inches across. That of a louse holding on to.

Robert Hooke, Micrographia; or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon, 2nd edition. London, See the LocatorPlus catalog record. Etching was the best way to make a book's illustration in Hooke's time.

A polished copper plate was coated with an acid-resistant. Micrographia is a historically significant book by Robert Hooke about his observations through various lenses. It is particularly notable for being the first book to illustrate insects, plants etc. as seen through microscopes.

Published in Januarythe first major publication of the Royal Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. The Micrographia, published under the aegis of the Royal Society, Hooke’s observations were the first to be carried out with an improved compound microscope, and the first to describe the.

Micrographia (facsimile of edition on CD-ROM) by Hooke, Robert (introduction by Brian J. Ford) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Micrographia é o título da obra escrita em pelo cientista inglês Robert Hooke [1], que contém a descrição detalhada de cinquenta e sete observações realizadas com o microscópio que o próprio autor fabricou, e três observações telescópicas.A obra foi recebida com entusiasmo por uma parte da comunidade científica europeia.

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