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FARADAY, Michael (1791-1867)
The Bakerian Lecture: On the manufacture of Glass for optical purposes. Read November 19, December 3 and 10, 1829. [in] Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Volume 120
London: The Royal Society, 1830. [Journal Article] FIRST APPEARANCE, a disbound section from the original journal volume. Quarto (28 x 23cm), pp.57 [1]. Disbound sheets with marbled edges. Paper is fine, but entirely disbound. Faraday presents the difficulties of obtaining lenses and prisms of a quality sufficient for precise scientific observations, and reports the results of an experimental glass furnace set up by the Society in 1825.
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