Renaissance vision from spectacles to telescopes

Catalogue Number: 1098
Renaissance vision from spectacles to telescopes
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Hewett collection
Author: ILARDI Vincent
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2007
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Philadephia
Publisher/Manufacturer: American Philosophical Society
Description Of Item: Colour printed wrapper, navy blue cloth covers, 378 pages, 79 illustrations many in colour
Historical Significance: This book deals with the history of eyeglasses from their invention in Italy ca 1286 to the invention of the telescope three centuries later. Sew also Willach R. The long route to the telescope 2008 Cat No 1977
Condition: Excellent
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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