Second Edition Near fine tan boards in very good pictorial dustjacket with crisp bright text throughout. Profusely illustrated with photographs, diagrams and graphs. This book explains the underlying principles and applications in the various fields of science and technology. Frontispiece illustration of Sir William Herschel. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Photography by Infrared, Second Edition : ...
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 1947
Book Description John Wiley & Sons c. 1946, NY, 1946. Hardcover; Second Printing. Book Condition: Very Good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Second Edition. Very minor wear and soil on the sound binding. Tape stains on endpapers (it appears that a DJ had at some time been glued to the endpapers) . Name on front pastedown. Contents are almost as new but lower fore corner margin of page 1 is missing. No DJ. ; 8-1/2" Tall, XVII + 472pp. Light tan cloth, red spine and front cover lettering. Second Printing of the Second Edition, 1947. PHOTOGRAPHY. "The printing plates for the first edition were destroyed in the WWII air raids on London. Many new applications are available since the first edition. Much more is now understood about its usefulness and limitations. Great progress has been made with infrared films. The book has been thoroughly revised to inform you of these latest developments, and the extensive bibliographies have been brought up to date. Among the other changes made in the second edition are: A new chapter on camouflage detection by infrared, and a new section on forest survey from the air; thorough revision of the sections on photography in the dark, measurement of temperature by infrared, the infrared focus of lenses, properties of paints and pigments with special reference to the examination of paintings, criminology, the properties of foliage in the infrared, medical photography and photomicrography, aerial photography, and modern sensitometry and systems of speed designation. " Name Index. Subject Index. B & w photos and figures throughout. Bookseller Inventory # 42412