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OPTICKS: or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light

OPTICKS: or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light

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OPTICKS: or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light

by Newton, Sir Isaac and Albert Einstein (Foreword)

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London: G. Bell and Sons, Ltd, 1931. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Reprinted from the Fourth Edition (1730), with a foreword by Prof. Albert Einstein, Nobel Laureate, and an introduction by Prof. E.T. Whittaker, F.R.S. Small octavo: xxviii, [2], 414 p. with textual figures. Original blue cloth binding, with gilt titles. Mild foxing along the edges, with some light edgewear to the dust jacket; otherwise very good.

First published in 1704, Newton's Opticks provides not only a survey of 18th century knowledge about all aspects of light, but also countless number of the author's unique scientific insights.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
OPTICKS: or, a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections & Colours of Light
Author
Newton, Sir Isaac and Albert Einstein (Foreword)
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Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very good
Jacket Condition
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Publisher
G. Bell and Sons, Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1931
Weight
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Keywords
Physics, Science, Light, Albert Einstein

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