Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

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.

Adams, George, 1750-1795.
Date
MDCCLXXXIX [1789]
  • Books
  • Online

Available online

view 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.
Download options

Licence

Public Domain Mark
You can use this work for any purpose without restriction under copyright law.
Public Domain Mark (PDM) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/mark/1.0
Credit: 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. Public Domain Mark

About this work

Publication/Creation

London : printed for the author, by R. Hindmarsh, No. 32, Clerenwell Close, and sold by the author, at his shop, No. 66, Fleet Street, MDCCLXXXIX [1789]

Physical description

vi, 153, 14 pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plate ; 22 cm

Notes

With 'A catalogue of mathematical and philosophical instruments, made and sold by George Adams, Mathematical Instrument Maker to His Majesty, and Optician to His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, No. 60, Fleet-Street, London' separately paginated but with continuous register

Publications note

ESTC, T88414

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

Location of original

This material has been provided by UCL Library Services. The original may be consulted at UCL (University College London)

Permanent link