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

Yearsort descending Author Title
1654 Burgemeesters Delft Documents concerning the houses destroyed by the explosion in 1654
1657 - 1816 Kerkenraad Register van ingekomen lidmaten
1662 Court, P. de la. Interest van Holland [The True Interest and Political Maxims, of the Republic of Holland]
1662 Nispen, M. De Beknopte Lant-meet-konst
1662 - 1727 various Letter Book Original
1663 Anhaltin, C. M. School-Boeck van de Wyn-Royeryen
1663 - 1695 Velde, A. van den Minuutakten, 1663-1695 Abraham van den Velde
1665 Hooke, R. Micrographia: or some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses
1665 various Philosophical Transactions
1665 various Journal des Sçavans
1665 Hooke, R. An Account of Micrographia, or the Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies, made by Magnifying Glasses
1667 Sprat, T. History of the Royal Society of London
1667 Bleyswijck, D. van Beschryvinge der Stadt Delft
1667 Overschie, J. and H. Vockestaert Straatgeld, 1667
1667 - 1668 Burgemeesters Delft Rekening van de ontvanger van het kaai- en diepgeld 1667-1668
1668 Mancini, C. The Description of a Way for Working Convex Glasses upon a Plain
1668 - 1704 Ouwendijck, C. Minuutakten, 1668-1704 Cornelis Ouwendijck
1668 - 1708 Durven, P. Minuutakten, 1668-1708 Paulus Durven
1669 Wren, C. A Description of Dr. Christopher Wren's Engin, Designed for Grinding Hyperbolical Glasses
1669 - 1703 Edenburgh, R. van Minuutakten, 1669-1703 Roelandus van Edenburgh
1670 - 1762 Heren van de Wet Register van minuut-resoluties der Heren van de Wet, 1670-1762
1670 - 1796 Schepenen-Commissarissen Successierecht
1672 various Archives concerning the changes made to Delft's government (wetsverzetting) in 1672
1672 Graaf, R. de Een nieuw ontwerp van de ledematen der vrouwen
1672 - 1677 Gravesande, C. Aantekeningen van de vergaderingen van de Veertigraad
1673 Leeuwenhoek, A. van A Specimen of Some Observations Made by a Microscope, Contrived by M. Leewenhoeck in Holland, Lately Communicated by Dr. Regnerus de Graaf
1673 Leeuwenhoek, A. van The Figures of some of Mr. Leeuwenhoecks Microscopical Observations, formerly publish't (in Numb. 94. p. 6037.6038) together with their Explication
1673 Temple, W. Observations upon the United Provinces of the Netherlands
1673, 1679 various Resoluties betreffende het weder opnemen in de veertigraden van de heren
1674 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Other Observations made by Mr. Leeuwenhoeck, about Sweat, Fatt, Teares; imparted to the Publisher in a Letter of July the 6th 1674.
1674 Leeuwenhoek, A. van More Observations from Mr. Leewenhook, in a Letter of Sept. 7, 1674. sent to the Publisher
1674 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Considerations of Mr. Leewenhoeck, Touching the Compression of the Air; Sent to the Publisher in His Letter of August 15. 1673
1674 Leeuwenhoek, A. van More Microscopical Observations Made by the Same M. Leewenhoeck, and Promised in Numb. 97. of These Tracts; Communicated in His Letters of August 15. 1673 and of April 7. 1674
1674 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Microscopical Observations from Mr. Leeuwenhoeck, about Blood, Milk, Bones, the Brain, Spitle, Cuticula, etc, communicated by the said Observer to the Publisher in a Letter, dated June 1, 1674.
1675 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Microscopical Observations of Mr. Leewenhoeck, Concerning the Optic Nerve, Communicated to the Publisher in Dutch, and by Him Made English
1675 Busschof, H. Het Podagra, Nader als oyt nagevorst en uytgevonden
1675 Valkenier, P. 't Verwerd Europa
1675 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Other Microscopical Observations, Made by the Same, about the Texture of the Blood, the Sap of Some Plants, the Figure of Sugar and Salt, and the Probable Cause of the Difference of Their Tasts
1675 - 1719 Schepenen Delft 5e Register. Van de Curateelen
1676 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Extract of a Letter Written to the Publisher by Mr. Leewenhoeck from Delft, April 21. 1676; Concerning the Texture of Trees ...
1677 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Observations, Communicated to the Publisher by Mr. Antony van Leewenhoeck in a Dutch Letter of the 9th Oct. 1676. Here English'd: concerning Little Animals by Him Observed in Rain-Well-Sea. and Snow Water; as Also in Water Wherein Pepper Had Lain Infused
1677 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Monsieur Leewenhoecks Letter to the Publisher, Wherein Some Account is Given of the Manner of His Observing So Great a Number of Little Animals in Divers Sorts of Water, as was Deliver'd in the Next Foregoing Tract: English'd out of Dutch
1677 Leeuwenhoek, A. van An Extract of a Letter from Mr. Anthony Van Leeuwenhoek, to the R. S. Containing His Obseruations on the Seeds of Cotton, Palm, or Date-Stones, Cloves, Nutmegs, Goose-Berries, Currans, Tulips, Cassia, Lime-Tree: On the Skin of the Hand, and Pores, ...
1677 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Mr. Leewenhoecks Letter Written to the Publisher from Delff the 14th of May 1677, Concerning the Observations by him Made of the Carneous Fibres of a Muscle, and the Cortical and Medullar Part of the Brain; as Also of Moxa and Cotton
1677 Butterfield, Mr. Making of Microscopes with Very Small and Single Glasses
1677 - 1691 Hooke, R. Minutes of the Royal Society 1677-1691
1677 - 1691 Werff, F. S. van der Minuutakten, 1677-1691 Floris Simonsz. Van Der Werff
1677 - 1707 Fijck, J. Minuutakten, 1677-1707 Joannes Fijck
1678 Blankaart, S. De nieuw hervormde anatomia
1678 Leeuwenhoek, A. van Microscopical Observations of the Structure of Teeth and other Bones: Made and Communicated, in a Letter by Mr. Anthony Leeuwenhoeck



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