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On the mechanism of the eye / by Thomas Young.

Young, Thomas, 1773-1829.
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[London] : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. ..., 1801.

Physical description

2 unnumbered pages, 66 pages, 6 unnumbered folded leaves of plates : illustrations (engravings) ; 28 cm (4to)


Paper read before the Royal Society of London, Nov. 27, 1800
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Hunt. Soc. Note: Item no. 15 in a volume of 'Phil. trans.' offprints, probably collected by Sir Everard Home (1756-1832). Binding: Contemp. calf, rebacked preserving original spine. At end: Modern port. of John Hunter, and a list of the volume's contents for a Sotheby's sale, 1978. MS book label: "This book was presented to William Ingram Keir, M.D. by Edward King ... 1890." Book label of Kenneth Garth Huston (1926-87). From the collection of Haskell F. Norman (1915-96) with his book label. Lot no. 536 in the Christies (N.Y.) sale of his collection, pt. 2, 15-16 June 1998 X192310


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