Micrographia (Paperback)

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Micrographia: or Some Pyschological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon. 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 January 1665, the first major publication of the Royal Society, it became the first scientific best-seller citation needed], inspiring a wide public interest in the new science of microscopy. It is also notable for coining the biological term cell.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781986402118
ISBN-10: 1986402118
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: June 15th, 2018
Pages: 214
Language: English