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Title: A Course of Lectures on Natural Philosophy and the Mechanical Arts
Description: . Hard Cover. New edn, Taylor & Watson, London, 1845. With references & notes by P Kelland FRS. 2 vols, 8vo, xxviii, 608p, 24p cat; xliii, 43 engraved plates inc 2 optics plates in colour. Neat inscr, a near fine bright set in original blind-stamped & gilt-lettered cloth. Thornton & Tully p 205 'Young founded the science of physiological optics & performed important experiments on light & sound. His wave theory of light was a major step in science'. DNB 'His doctrine of 'interference' of light marked an epoch in the history of the subject'. See also PMM 436 'He was the last of the natural philosophers who could know all that was to be known'.


Price: GBP 1000.00 = appr. US$ 1427.99 Seller: A G Cram Rare Books
- Book number: 001033

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