Bibliography:

The table is sortable by Year, Author, and Title.

Year Author Titlesort descending
2014 Zuidervaart, H. and M. Rijks "Most rare workmen"
1675 Valkenier, P. 't Verwerd Europa
1995 Burg, E. W. van den and G. J. Leeuwenhoek (Van) Leeuwenhoek
1649 - early 19th century Vierschaar Delft 1, 2 en 3 Prothocol (ORA 281-283)
2005 Frijhoff, W. and M. Spies 1650: Hard-Won Unity.
1675 - 1719 Schepenen Delft 5e Register. Van de Curateelen
1682 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter of Mr. Leuwenhoek, containing an account of several new discoveries by the Microscope
1735 Barker, R. A Catoptric Microscope
1691 Sewel, W. A compendious Guide to the Low-Dutch Language [etc.] / KorteWegwyzer der Nederduytsche Taal
1669 Wren, C. A Description of Dr. Christopher Wren's Engin, Designed for Grinding Hyperbolical Glasses
1702 Cowper, W. A Description of the Extremities of those Vessels, and the manner the Blood is seen, by the Microscope, to pass from the Arteries to the Veins in Quadrupeds when living.
1948 Iterson, G. van A discussion of Leeuwenhoeck's drawings
1787 Maty, P. H. A General Index to the Philosophical Transactions, from the first to the end of the seventieth volume
1996 Carboni, G. A Glass-Sphere Microscope
2001 Postgate, J. A Historical Account of the Life and Work of the Dutch Microbiologist Antoni van Leeuwenhoek - The Father of Microbiology
1944 Cole, F. J. A history of comparative anatomy from Aristotle to the eighteenth century
1978 Bracegirdle, B. A History of Micro-technique
1999 Berkel, K. van, A. van Helden, and L. Palm (eds.) A History of Science in The Netherlands. Survey, Themes and Reference.
1735 Sewel, W. A Large Dictionary English and Dutch / Woordenboek der Engelsche En Nederduytsche Taalen
1710 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Anthony van Leeuwenhock, F. R. S. Containing His Observations upon the Seminal Vessels, Muscular Fibres, and Blood of Whales
1701 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Anthony Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. concerning Spiders, Their Way of Killing Their Prey, Spinning Their Webbs, Generation, etc
1704 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Anthony Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. concerning the Barks of Trees
1704 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Anthony Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. concerning the Figures of the Salts of Crystal
1710 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Anthony van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. Containing Some Microscopical Observations upon the Chrystalized Particles of Silver Dissolved in Aqua Fortis
1702 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Anthony van Leuwenhoek, concerning the Seeds of Oranges, etc.
1700 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Anthony van Leuwenhoek, F. R. S. concerning Some Insects Observed by Him Him on Fruit Trees
1701 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Anthony Van Lewen-Hoek, F. R. S. concerning His Further Observations on the Animalcula in Semine Masculino
1704 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Antony Van Leeuwenhoek, concerning the Tubes or Canals That Convey the Yellow Sap in the Herb Called Chelidonium Majus, or Celandine, etc.
1704 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Antony Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. concerning the Flesh of Whales, Crystalinc Humour of the Eye of Whales, Fish, and Other Creatures, and of the Use of the Eye-Lids
1704 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Antony Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. to John Chamberlain, Esq; S. R. S. concerning Tobacco Ashes
1701 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Antony van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. to Mr Chamberlaine, concerning the Causes of the Different Tastes of Waters and Edge of Razors
1704 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Antony Van Leewnenhoek, F. R. S Concerning Cochineel
1704 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr Antony Van Leuwenhoek, F. R. S. Concerning Some Fossils of Swisserland, etc
1708 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr. Ant. Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. Containing His Observations upon the Hair Mentioned in the Foregoing Letter, &c.
1693 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr. Anth. Van Leeuwenhoek concerning the Seeds of Plants, with Observations on the Manner of the Propagation of Plants and Animals
1708 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr. Anth. Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. Containing Some Microscopical Observations on the Particles of Chrystalliz'd Sugar, &c. and His Manner of Observing the Circulation of the Blood in an Eel
1684 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr. Anthony Leewenhoeck Fellow of the Royal Society, Dat. Apr. 14. 1684. Containing Observations about the Cristallin Humor of the Eye, etc.
1708 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr. Anthony van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. Containing His Observations upon the White Matter on the Tongues of Feverish Persons, &c.
1712 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr. Anthouy Van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. containing Some Further Microscopical Observations on the Animalcula Found Upon Duckweed, &c.
1708 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr. Antony Van Leeuenhoek, F. R. S. to John Chamberlayne, Esq; F. R. S. Containing His Observations upon the Edge of Razors, &c.
1722 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from Mr. Leeuwenhoeck, F. R. S. concerning the Muscular Fibres in Several Animals, and the Magnetick Quality Acquired by Iron, upon Standing for a Long Time in the Same Posture
1697 Gray, S. A Letter from, Concerning making Water subservient to the viewing both near and distant Objects [etc.]
1696 Gray, S. A Letter from, giving a further Account of his Water Microscope
1708 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter from. Mr. Anthony van Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. concerning the Circulation of the Blood in Fishes, &c.
1682 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter of Mr. Leeuwenhoeck about the Texture and shape of the Fibres of the Muscles s of Crabs, Lobsters, Prawns, &c.
1722 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter to the Royal Society concerning the Particles of Fat. By Mr. Leeuwenhoek, F. R. S. Translated from the Dutch by John Chamberlayne, Esq
1704 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter to the Royal Society, from Mr Anthony Van Leeuwenhock, F. R. S. concerning Animalcula on the Roots of Duck-Weed, etc.
1706 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Letter to the Royal Society, from Mr. Anthony Van Leeuwenkoek, F. R. S. concerning the Whiteness on the Tongue in Fevers, etc.
2008 Duuglas-Ittu, K. von A Method of Grinding Small, Spherical Lenses: Spinoza
1995 Davids, K. A Miracle Mirrored. The Dutch Republic in European perspective

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This comprehensive bibliography has several kinds of information:

  • all of Leeuwenhoek's publications, self-published (Dutch and Latin) and edited by others, especially in Philosophical Transactions
  • another hundred and fifty primary sources, pre-1800, most of them in Dutch and available in the Delft city archives
  • the secondary literature about Leeuwenhoek's life, times, and accomplishments, in English or Dutch only, most of them originally in print, many now available online
  • websites and inventories to access primary sources, usually stored in databases