The Optics of Ibn Al-Haytham: On Direct Vision Books 1-3 (Two Volume Set) (Studies of the Warburg Institute)

Al-Haytham, Ibn

Published by Warburg Institute, 1989
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Synopsis: Written in the second quarter of the 11th century this work is an important treatise on light and vision. The work is divided into seven books; this translation covers the first three dealing with rectilinear vision.

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Title: The Optics of Ibn Al-Haytham: On Direct ...
Publisher: Warburg Institute
Publication Date: 1989
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Book Description Warburg Institute, London, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. First Edition. Volume 1 : Translation. Volume 2 : Introduction, Commentary, Glossaries, Concordance, Indices. 9 pages, 367 pages; 110 pages, 246 pages, 5 plates. The Book of Optics was influential in the development of optics in Europe between the 13th and 17th century. Much influenced by Ptolemy and Galen, and favouring Aristotelian theories over those of Euclid on vision and developed the idea that vision is created by light entering the eye. Size: Large Octavo. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; New Arrivals; ISBN: 0854810722. ISBN/EAN: 9780854810727. Bookseller Inventory # 233157

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Book Description London : The Warburg Institute, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2 volumes, 9 pages, 367 pages; 110 pages, 246 pages, 5 plates. : illustrations ; 26 cm. v. 1. Translation -- v. 2. Introduction, commentary, glossaries, concordance, indices. Bookseller Inventory # PGWARB4

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