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(Worcester). Dircks, Henry.

THE LIFE, TIMES AND SCIENTIFIC LABOURS OF THE SECOND MARQUIS OF WORCESTER.

To which is added, a reprint of his Century of Inventions, 1663, with a Commentary thereon. Bernard Quaritch 1865.
1st Ed. Royal 8vo. xxiv + 624pp. Steel engraved frontis., 1 steel engraved plate, numerous wood engravings and a folding plan. Ex.-libris. Christopher Hill with some pencil annotations, ex.-libris Sir John Rolt, uncut, original cloth with gilt emblem to upper board, rebacked in modern cloth with remains of original spine laid down. Henry Dircks (18061873) English engineer who is considered to have been the main designer of the projection technique known as Pepper's ghost.
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