Catalogue Number: 307
Lenses and systems of lenses
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: Charles PENDLEBURY
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1884
Time Period: 19th C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Cambridge
Publisher/Manufacturer: Deighton Bell and Co
Description Of Item: Original cloth, 8vo, 95 pages, diagrams in text.
Historical Significance: This book is notes on geometrical optics by a 19th C mathematician who wrote other books on arithmetic and geometry. Charles Pendlebury MA FRA. See Early Days The Mathematical Gazette, Vol. 55, No. 392, Centenary Issue (Mar., 1971), pp. 123-143and his Obituary: Charles Pendlebury, 1854-1941 T. A. A. B., T. P. by Nunn, Margaret Punnett The Mathematical Gazette, Vol. 26, No. 268 (Feb., 1942), pp. 1-4.
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note