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Works: 69 works in 129 publications in 3 languages and 2,048 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Dictionaries  Illustrated works  Prayers and devotions  Biography  Scientific atlases  Pictorial works  Bibliography  Handbooks and manuals 
Classifications: QC353, 535
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Most widely held works by Octavo Corporation
Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon by Robert Hooke( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the 1665 edition, with essay by Brian J. Ford
Horæ beatæ Mariæ ad usum Romanum by Catholic Church( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in Latin and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized version of the 1524 manuscript from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress. Text is searchable; displays can be magnified. Also available in digital form from Library of Congress website
Poems by William Shakespeare( )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digital version of John Benson's Poems, published in 1640, containing all but eight of the sonnets
The book of Urizen by William Blake( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes complete text of the 1818 edition of Blake's Book of Urizen from the copy in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection, Library of Congress. Also available in digital form from Library of Congress website
Areopagitica by John Milton( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable full text page images of Southern Methodist University's Bridwell Library copy of the 1644 London edition
A dictionary of the English language by Samuel Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the copy in the Warnock Library (Dictionary) and the Library of Congress (The plan of a dictionary). Text is searchable
On the revolutions by Nicolaus Copernicus( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Latin and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Facsim. reproduction of the 1543 copy in the Warnock Library
De humani corporis fabrica : Basel, 1543 by Andreas Vesalius( )

1 edition published in 1998 in Latin and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus by William Harvey( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Latin and English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a digitized facsimile of the 1628 Frankfurt edition of Harvey's De motu cordis from the copy in the Warnock Library; with commentary by Robert G. Frank, Jr. and the English translation by Geoffrey Keynes. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified
The grammar of ornament by Owen Jones( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a digitized facsimile of the 1856 London edition from a copy in the Cary Graphic Arts Collection, Rochester Institute of Technology; with commentary. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified. Includes supplementary color plates from the 1868 edition
Manuale tipografico by Giambattista Bodoni( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Italian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes digitized facsimile of the 1818 Parma edition of Bodoni's Manuale tipografico from a copy in the Bridwell Library, Southern Methodist University, with a commentary by David Pankow. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified
Comedies, histories & tragedies : London, 1623 by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the 1623 first folio from a copy in the Folger Shakespeare Library. Text is searchable and printable
Opticks; or, A treatise of the reflections, refractions, inflections & colours of light. Based on the 4th ed., London, 1730 by Isaac Newton( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized version of the 1704 edition of Newton's Opticks
A monograph of the testudinata : London, 1832-1836 by Thomas Bell( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the London edition published by Samuel Highley in 8 parts, 1832-1836. Reproduced from a copy in The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; commentary by Kraig Adler. Text is searchable and displays may be magnified
The four books on architecture by Andrea Palladio( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the 1570 Venice edition from a copy in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress. Text is searchable
Icones historiarvm Veteris Testamenti by Hans Holbein( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Latin and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized facsimile of the 1547 Lyon edition of the Icones Historiarum Veteris Testamenti from a copy in Southern Methodist University's Bridwell Library
Biblia Latina : Mainz, ca. 1455 : Gutenberg Bible( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in Latin and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitized version of the 42-line Gutenberg Bible from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. Includes commentary by Janet Ing Freeman; English translation of the Bible; information on the binding, collation, and provenance. Text is searchable; displays can be magnified
 
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Micrographia, or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon
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Horæ beatæ Mariæ ad usum RomanumPoemsThe book of UrizenAreopagiticaA dictionary of the English languageOn the revolutionsDe humani corporis fabrica : Basel, 1543Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus