Philosophical Society of Glasgow.


Vol. XVIII. Published for the Society, by John Smith and Son, Glasgow 1887.
[viii] + 466pp. 15 plates including 6 folding and 3 in colour. Some very light mainly marginal browning, sm. discreet institutional ink stamp, rebound in cloth with gilt lettering and accession stamp to lightly faded spine, some minor soiling and rubbing. Articles include On Abbe’s Apochromatic Micro-Objectives and Compensating Eye-pieces, made of the new Optical Glasses in the Works of Dr. Carl Zeiss in Jena, with some general remarks on Object Glasses by Adolf Sculze; On the Reform of our Present Methods of Disposal of the Dead: Earth-to-Earth Burial versus Cremation, by Eben Duncan; On the Physical Conditions of the Water in the Clyde Sea-Area, by Hugh Robert Mill.
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