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Science week

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1. Modern microscopy : a handbook for beginners and students / by M. I. Cross and M. J. Cole. London, [publisher not identified], Bailliere, Tindall & Cox.. 1895. 2. Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses : with observations and inquiries thereupon / by R. Hooke, fellow of the Royal Society.London : Printed by Jo. Martyn and Ja. Allestry, Printers to the Royal Society, and are to be sold at their Shop at the Bell in S. Paul's Church-yard., MDCLXCV. (1665) 3. Hassall, Arthur Hill, 1817-1894. The microscopic anatomy of the human body, in health and disease / by Arthur Hill Hassall. London, : S. Highley, 1849. Arthur Hill Hassall (13 December 1817, Teddington – 9 April 1894, San Remo) was a British physician, chemist and microscopist who is primarily known for his work in public health and food safety. 4. Perry, George, active 1810-1811. Arcana, or, The Museum of natural history : containing the most recent discovered objects embellished with coloured plates ... combining a general survey of nature. London : Printed by George Smeeton for James Stratford, 1811. George Perry (born 1771) was a 19th-century English naturalist, a malacologist.