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The Elements of Optics: Designed for the Use of Students in the University.

Wood, James.-

Published by Cambridge. Cambridge University. 1801., 1801
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251 pp. 8vo. Disbound. Second Edition. Blank pages bound in to permit notes. Only few notes in this copy. Woods was the author of texts on mathematics and natural philosophy, algebra, mechanics and optics. While this volume, at end of the last page, indicates the end of Volume IV, Part I. the volume appears complete, containing sections on the nature of light, reflection, refraction, various forms of aberration, a discussion of vision and the eye, rainbows and the determination of focus under varying conditions of reflection and refraction. Lacks covers, but all else intact (including half-title and errata. Mild browning and foxing. Else, Very Good. Cat. Lib. Roy. Astron. Soc., p. 396 (for First Ed., 1799). Bookseller Inventory # 5076

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Title: The Elements of Optics: Designed for the Use...

Publisher: Cambridge. Cambridge University. 1801.

Publication Date: 1801

Edition: 1st Edition

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