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Dioptrica Nova: A Treatise of Dioptricks in Two Parts, wherein the various effects and appearances of spherick Glasses, both convex and concave, single and combined, in Telescopes and Microscopes...are explained
London: Tooke. 1709. Hardcover. Good. 2nd edition, 1709 (first published 1692). Small quarto, tan library buckram, pp. (16), 301, (4), with 43 folding plates. Minor library marks including withdrawn stamp, perforated stamp on title page, text block slightly trimmed all the way around (now measured 6.25 x 9 inches; 16 x 23 cm), text otherwise nice and clean, occasional short edge-tear, minor tanning throughout. Second edition of the first major book on optics in English. RARE.
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