Optical treatise on the gradation of light by Bouguer M.

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  • Optics -- Early works to 1800.

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Statementtranslated, with introd. and notes, by W.E. Knowles Middleton.
ContributionsMiddleton, W. E. Knowles 1902- ed. and tr.
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LC ClassificationsQC353 .B753
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Paginationxiv, 247 p.
Number of Pages247
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Open LibraryOL5830012M
LC Control Number61019105

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