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    DescriptionMicrocosmos is a remarkable photo-journey into everyday life through spectacular microscopic images. This new edition lifts the book to breathtaking realms. The extraordinary images, produced with the latest microphotography technologies, are displayed on more readerfriendly larger page layouts. Most of the 205 full-colour photographs were taken using scanning electron microscopy (SEM), which allows us to see our world as never before. Each page features a single image, a remarkable close-up that reveals form, shape and colour in incredible detail. The book is divided into six chapters that cover: Microorganisms, Botany, The human body, Zoology, Minerals, Technology. Every photograph is accompanied by an informative caption that describes the image, how it was captured and the number of magnifications. With the stunning production values of its full-colour photographs and its clearly written text, Microcosmos provides a fascinating journey of discovery for every reader.


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    Title
    Microcosmos
    Subtitle
    Discovering the World Through Microscopic Images from 20X to Over 22 Million X Magnification
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Brandon Broll
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 1,048 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781554077144
    ISBN 10: 1554077141
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCP
    BIC subject category V2: PDZ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26100
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    LC classification: QH
    BISAC V2.8: TEC015000, SCI047000, SCI023000
    DC22: 502.82
    B&T Approval Code: A53572600
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A06460000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 502.8/2
    Thema V1.0: PDZ
    Illustrations note
    203 colour photos
    Publisher
    FIREFLY BOOKS LTD
    Imprint name
    FIREFLY BOOKS LTD
    Publication date
    18 November 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Ontario
    Author Information
    Brandon Broll is a London-based journalist specializing in science and medicine who has published stories on subjects as diverse as brainmapping and crash-test dummies. His work appears regularly in The Guardian, and in international publications such as Reader's Digest.
    Review quote
    [Review of hardcover edition: ] An amazing array of shapes and textures that would be the envy of Joan Miro.--Alexander Theroux"The Wall Street Journal" (01/01/2007)