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An essay on vision : briefly explaining the fabric of the eye, and the nature of vision : intended for the service of those whose eyes are weak or impaired : enabling them to form an accurate idea of the true state of their sight, the means of preserving it, together with proper rules for ascertaining when spectacles are necessary, and how to choose them without injuring the sight / by George Adams.

By: Adams, George, 1750-1795.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Printed for the author, by R. Hindmarsh ... no. 30, Clrekenwell Close, and sold by the author, at his shop, no.60, Fleet Street, 1789Description: vi, [2], 153, 14 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.Place: England - LondonSubject(s): Vision -- Early works to 1800 | Eyeglasses -- Early works to 1800
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Book (Not for loan) Science Museum Wroughton
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O.B. ADA ADAMS (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 459402-2001

Folded frontispiece.

Issued with: "A catalogue of mathematical and philosophical instruments, made and sold by George Adams ...", on final 14 pages.

Signed on t.p. and before preface by John Wall.

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