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The history of optics

Gill Lloyd

The history of optics

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Published by Thomson Learning in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Optics -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Optics -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Optics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.

    StatementGill Lloyd and David Jefferis.
    SeriesScience discovery, Science discovery (New York, N.Y.)
    ContributionsJefferis, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC360 .L56 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1272699M
    ISBN 101568472552
    LC Control Number95004029
    OCLC/WorldCa32051311


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