A REVIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE IN MORE RECENT TIMES AND PARTICULARY BETWEEN THE YEARS 1775 AND 1850; BEING ONE OF THE DISSERTATIONS TO THE EIGHTH EDITION OF THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA. James D. Forbes.
A REVIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE IN MORE RECENT TIMES AND PARTICULARY BETWEEN THE YEARS 1775 AND 1850; BEING ONE OF THE DISSERTATIONS TO THE EIGHTH EDITION OF THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA

A REVIEW OF THE PROGRESS OF MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE IN MORE RECENT TIMES AND PARTICULARY BETWEEN THE YEARS 1775 AND 1850; BEING ONE OF THE DISSERTATIONS TO THE EIGHTH EDITION OF THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA

Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1858. First edition. 4to., [3], 198 pp. The cloth binding is lightly faded; lacking front endpaper, front hinge slightly loose, board tips curled, and lightly foxed. Good. Item #29795

Provides a brief history of the "discovery of the beautiful art of photography"; Wedgwood, Niépce, Daguerre and Talbot are all discussed; includes bibliographical footnotes and index.

Price: $125.00

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