Engravings from Schem. 1 of the first edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon. The engravings depict a microscope (Figure 6) and assorted optical instruments and devices used by Hooke, as described in the preface of the volume.
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Hooke, Robert. “Diagrams of Microscope and Assorted Optical Instruments and Devices.” In Micrographia : or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon. London, England: J. Martyn, 1665. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/bk128c180.
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