The links below will take you to the text and figures; note all are image files to preserve the appearance of the original.

There is a large amount of material, so please come back to see the periodic increase.

  • Title page
  • The Preface to Micrographia Restaurata
  • An explanation of the first plate: The Point of a Small Sharp Needle; A Printed Dot or Tittle; the Edge of a Razor.
  • An explanation of the second plate: A piece of Fine wheal'd Taffety Ribbon; A Piece ofWatered Silk; Fine Lawn.
  • An explanation of the third plate: Sparks of Fire struck from a Flint and Steel; The Structure and Configuration of several sorts of Hairs; Hair of an Indian Deer; A pretty minute Shell found amongst Sand.

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