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Renaissance vision from spectacles to telescopes / Vincent Ilardi.

  • Ilardi, Vincent, 1925-
Date
2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Philadelphia, PA : American Philosophical Society, 2007.

Physical description

xv, 378 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-366) and index.

Contents

The invention of spectacles revisited -- Early diffusion -- Glasses for all ages in Italy -- International trade in spectacles -- The art of spectacle making -- From terrestrial to celestial vision.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    QF.34
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 0871692597
  • 9780871692597