Brewster, David.


as exhibited in the Optical Structure of the Amethyst, with Remarks on the Distribution of the Colouring Matter in that Mineral. (Read November 15. 1819). ... 1819.
Slim 4to. ([139]-152)pp. Hand-coloured copper engraving (plate no. 10). Unopened in parts, disbound, loosely inserted in modern paper wrapps. with paper title label and booksellers ink stamp to upper wrapp. From the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume IX. Sir David Brewster (1781-1868) was a physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor (of the Kaleidoscope), and writer.
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