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An essay on vision, briefly explaining the fabric of the eye, and the nature of vision: intended for the service of those whose eyes are weak or impaired: Enabling them to form an Accurate Idea of the True State of their Sight, the Means of Preserving it, Together with Proper Rules for Ascertaining when Spectacles are Necessary, and How to Choose them without Injuring the Sight. By George Adams, Mathematical Instrument Maker to his Majesty, and Optician to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales.

  • Adams, George, 1750-1795.
M.DCC.LXXXIX. [1789]
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London : printed for the author, by R. Hindmarsh, Printer to his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, No. 32, Clerkenwell-Close. And sold by the author, at his shop, No. 60, Fleet-Street, M.DCC.LXXXIX. [1789]

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vi,[2],153,[1],14p.,plate ; 80.

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ESTC T88414

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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