Lot 131 of 196:
Helmholtz on Optiks  

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Title:
Handbuch der Physiologischen Optik

Author:
Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von

Place:
Leipzig

Publisher:
Leopold Voss

Date:
1867

Description:

xiv, 874, [1] pp. Plus atlas volume with 11 plates. (8vo), text volume in period green half morocco and marbled boards, atlas volume in cloth backed boards. Housed together in a custom clamshell box. First Edition.

Regarded as 'the most important book on the physiology and physics of vision' (Grolier/Horblit), the work encompass all the previous research in the field including the results of Helmholtz's work on optics, his study of color and his investigations into the physiology of vision and the dioptrics of the eye. Garrison-Morton 1513; Grolier/Horblit 49b; Waller 4299; Norman 1046.


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Condition:
Both volumes with some wear, more so to the binding of the atlas volume; foxing within; very good.


 
Item number:
259861
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