Fundamentals of optics

Catalogue Number: 999
Fundamentals of optics
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: JENKINS Francis A, WHITE Harvey E
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1957
Edition: 3rd Edition
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: York, Pa., US
Publisher/Manufacturer: McGraw-Hill Book Co Inc
Description Of Item: Original dark green cloth, 637pp, numerous figures in text
Historical Significance: This was a standard text in optics in the 1950s used by optometry students at the University of Melbourne. The first edition was published in 1937. It ran to 4 editions, the last in 1981, which had 16 printings. It was published in other languages.
How Acquired: Donated by Ross Harris, ACO member
Date Acquired: July 2013
Condition: Good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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