General and Practical Optics
by Lionel Laurence
Publisher: School of Optics 1920
Number of pages: 386
Although primarily intended as a textbook, it is written also as a reference book for those engaged in spectacle work, for other students of Optics, and as an introduction to the study of more advanced works. Published in 1920.
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