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A general history of animalcules

including their appearances and localities and the methods of capturing, viewing and preserving them.

by Andrew Pritchard

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Published by Whittaker in London .
Written in English


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Pagination83 p.
Number of Pages83
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Open LibraryOL17996288M

Index of A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14; Previous part (1) Next part (3) giving occupation to the mind, and striking it with a reverential awe, due to Omnipotence. The ocean covered to a great extent, with myriads of animalcules; . Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Microbiology, study of microorganisms, or microbes, a diverse group of generally minute, simple life-forms that include bacteria, archaea, algae, fungi, protozoa, and field is concerned with the structure, function, and classification of such organisms and .   The eighteenth century has often been viewed as a period of relative decline in the field of microscopy, as interest in microscopes seemed to wane after an intense period of discovery in the seventeenth century. As such, developments in the field during the Enlightenment have been largely overlooked. This book therefore fills a considerable gap in the study of this life science, providing a.

Early history of microbiology. Historians are unsure who made the first observations of microorganisms, but the microscope was available during the mid‐s, and an English scientist named Robert Hooke made key observations. He is reputed to have observed . A Brief History of Biofilms. Biofilms were actually observed long ago, before anyone had a clue what they were or how important they were. Indeed, at the time, no one really new what science was, let alone biofilms. "The number of these animalcules in the scurf of a man's teeth are so many that I believe they exceed the number of men in a.


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A General History of Animalcules Hardcover – Ma by Andrew Pritchard (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Andrew Pritchard. Excerpt from A General History of Animalcules: Including Their Appearances and Localities, and the Methods of Capturing, Viewing, and Preserving Them: Illustrated by Five Hundred Engraved Drawings In short, there is not one species, out of the seven hundred and thirty-two described in the second part of this work, but Offers ample scope for the exercise of our deepest reflecPages:   A General History of Animalcules, Including Their Appearances and Localities; Illustrated by Five Hundred Engraved Drawings [Pritchard, Andrew] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A General History of Animalcules, Including Their Appearances and Localities; Illustrated by Five Hundred Engraved DrawingsAuthor: Andrew Pritchard.

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By Pritchard, Andrew, A general history of animalcules, including their appearances and localities and the methods of capturing, viewing and preserving them by Pritchard, Andrew, General history of animalcules, including their appearances and localities, and the methods of capturing, viewing, and preserving them.

London, Whittaker; Dublin, Hodges and Smith, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Pritchard. Full text of "A general history of animalcules, including their appearances and localities See other formats This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

Animalcules presents a collection of the columns of the same name that have been published over the course of the past 12 years in Microbe (formerly ASM News). This volume is an erudite, yet approachable overview of microbiology. It introduces the field’s earliest “microbe hunters” in their human context.

Animalcule ('little animal', from Latin animal + the diminutive suffix -culum) is an old term for a microscopic organisms that included bacteria, protozoans, and very small word was invented by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek to refer to the microorganisms he observed in rainwater.

Some better-known types of animalcule include: Actinophrys, and other heliozoa, termed sun animalcules. Author: Lois N. Magner; Publisher: CRC Press ISBN: Category: Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» A clear and concise survey of the major themes and theories embedded in the history of life science, this book covers the development and significance of scientific methodologies, the relationship between science and society, and the diverse ideologies and current paradigms.

A general history of animalcules: including their appearances and localities and the methods of capturing, viewing and preserving them. by Andrew Pritchard First published in   Leeuwenhoek microscopes contain a single tiny lens the size of a pinhead sandwiched in a hole between two flat rectangular sheets of brass.

Objects manoeuvred into. Bound in two volumes, Text and Plates. General and Volume titles present (Volume title for second volume bound following General title for plates), imp. 8vo, cont. half-morocco, raised bands, gilt tooling to spine, teg, marbled boards and endpapers. One page torn (without loss) and professionally repaired.

A General History of Animalcules: Including Their Appearances and Localities, and the Methods of Capturing, Viewing, and Preserving Them: Illustrated by Five.

In the latter half of the Victorian Age (–) microscopy was introduced as popular past-time. Many books were published aimed at general audiences, both adult and juvenile, on microscopy. Here I consider 5 of these popular books of particular interest to protistologists as they included presentations of ‘infusoria’ or ‘animalcules’.

Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire and the Birth of Europe. by William Rosen. pp, Cape, £ Yersinia pseudotuberculosis was a fairly benign. Illustrated natural history: comprising descriptions of animals, birds, fishes, reptiles, insects, etc., with sketches of their peculiar habits and characteristics.

Zoology. ZOOPHYTES. Animalcules. tion of eflFects, which, in all other instances, are the result of a perfect and wonderful adaptation of. Animalcule definition is - a minute usually microscopic organism.

Recent Examples on the Web Van Leeuwenhoek estimated, correctly, that there were more animalcules swimming and creeping around in his mouth than there were people living in the Netherlands.

— Jonathan Weiner, New York Times, "Book Review Newsletter," 15 Aug. These example sentences are selected automatically from various.

In he described for the first time the spermatozoa from insects, dogs, and man, though Stephen Hamm probably was a codiscoverer. Leeuwenhoek studied the structure of the optic lens, striations in muscles, the mouthparts of insects, and the fine structure.

The natural history of animalcules: containing descriptions of all the known species of infusoria. [Leather Bound] by Pritchard, Andrew, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In his Natural History, published inFrancis Bacon recommended disinfecting drinking water with small amounts of oil of vitriol (sulphuric acid) to keep it fresh (2).

It was not until that Van Leeuwenhoek offered the first scientific proof of the action of acids on 'animalcules', which he had discovered using the microscope of his. Leeuwenhoek's paper, the famous ‘letter on the protozoa’, gives the first detailed description of protists and bacteria living in a range of environments.

The colloquial, diaristic style conceals the workings of a startlingly original experimental mind.