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Popular Lectures on Scientific Subjects


H. Helmholtz; E. Atkinson (trans)


Longmans, Green & Co. 1889

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Nicely bound edition of accessible lectures delivered by the great physicist Hermann von Helmholtz whilst a professor in Berlin. Topics include the Eye and Optics, Music, Ice and Glaciers and Goethe's scientific research. With an introduction by John Tyndall and numerous b/w images. small 8vo. (200x130mm) [x] 348pp. Full leather binding with raised bands, gilt rules to covers and decoration to spine. Inner and outer dentelles. Marbled end-papers with matching marbling to page edge. Previous owner's inscription. Rubbing to extremities with some cracks to leather. Binding sound. Contents clean and prim. Good+

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