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LEEUWENHOEK, A. VAN
Send-Brieven, zoo aan de hoog-edele Heeren van de Koninklyke Societeit te Londen, Als aan andere aansienelyke en geleerde lieden, over verscheyde Verborgentheden der Natuure,Namentlyk over het Wonderlyk Gestel van de Veselen der Spieren in veelderley Gedierte; De Pesen en derselver Werking; Verscheyde Zaden; 't Oog van een Walvis; 't Hair; De Dierkens aan het Eende-Kroost; ... &c.
Delft, Adriaan Beman, 1718. Small-4to (200 x 155mm). pp. (14), 460, (28), with 1 engraved frontispiece and 31 (12 folded) engraved plates. Contemporary boards (a bit rubbed).

First edition. "... Dutch pioneer in microscopy, the first to see and describe Bacteria, Red Blood Corpuscles, Spermatozoa" (Horblit 65). A complete set of the second series of Leeuwenhoek's famous letters ("Send-brieven", numbered I-XLVI) to the Royal Society of London which is the last volume of his collected work. The attractive frontispiece by J. Goeree shows the portrait of Leeuwenhoek hold by an angel.
 


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