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An Essay on Vision [electronic resource]: Briefly Explaining the Fabric of the Eye, and the Nature of Vision: Intended for the Service of Those Whose Eyes Are Weak or Impaired: Enabling Them to Form an Accurate Idea of the True State of Their Sight, the Means of Preserving It, Together With Proper Rules for Ascertaining When Spectacles Are Necessary, and How to Choose Them Without Injuring the Sight. By George Adams, Mathematical Instrument Maker to His Majesty, and Optician to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. .

Adams, George
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the author, by R. Hindmarsh, Printer to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, No. 32, Clerkenwell-Close: and sold by the author, at his Shop, No. 60, Fleet-Street, 1792.
Edition
The second edition
Language
English
Description
xi, [1], 172 p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With a half-title.
  • Pp. 159-172 contain 'A catalogue of mathematical, optical, and philosophical instruments made and sold by George Adams ..'.
  • Frontis. = plate. Pp. ix-x = 'Works lately published by the author of this essay'. P. xi = Advertisement
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, T33424.
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