A text book of physics. Volume IV Optics

Catalogue Number: 1815
A text book of physics. Volume IV Optics
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Book of historical note
Author: GRIMSEHL E (Edited by R Tomaschek DPhil anmd translated by Winifred M Deans)
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1933
Time Period: 1900 to 1939
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Glasgow
Publisher/Manufacturer: Blackie and Sons Ltd
Description Of Item: Original brown cloth covers, 301 pages, many black and white figures in text, 16 full page plates including one in colour. Signature of former owner J Neilson on front fly leaf.
Historical Significance: This is volume 4 Optics from an extended text book series on Physics, originally published in German. The present volume was translated to English from the 7th German Edition published in 1931.
How Acquired: Donated by Family of N Jack Neilson, who worked with Australian Optical Company Ltd in Melbourne in the mid 20thC
Date Acquired: March 2011
Condition: Very good
Location: Archive room. East wall. Books of historical note

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