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The economy of the eyes. --Part II. Of telescopes; : being the result of thirty years' experiments with fifty-one telescopes, of from one to nine inches in diameter, / in the possession of William Kitchiner, M.D. author of The cook's oracle; The housekeeper's ledger; The art of invigorating and prolonging life; The pleasure of making a will; Observations on singing, &c.; and editor of The loyal, national, and sea songs of England. To which are added, an abstract of the practical parts of Sir Wm. Herschel's writings on telescopes and double stars, &c.; some observations thereon, and original letters from eminent opticians.

Kitchiner, William, 1775?-1827.
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1825
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Of telescopes
Kitchiner's economy of the eyes

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London : Printed for Geo. B. Whittaker, Ave-Maria Lane, 1825.

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xi, 1 unnumbered page, 470 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 474-485 pages, 3 unnumbered pages, 1 unnumbered folded leaf of plates : illustrations, music ; 18 cm

Notes

"London: Printed by J. Moyes, Bouverie Street."--t.p. verso and colophon.
Includes index.
Publisher's advertisement, final [2] p.
Copy 1 Note: Second letter 's' in 'observations' failed to print. Leaf of plate bound as frontispiece, not folded. Bound in 20th cent. black cloth.

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