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Creator:
Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804.
Title:
The history and present state of discoveries relating to vision, light, and colours / by Joseph Priestley.
Alternate Title(s):
Proposals for printing by subscription.
Published/Created:
London, : Printed for J. Johnson ..., 1772.
Physical Description:
2 v. (4, v, [1], xvi, 812, [12] p. [25] leaves of plates (some folded)) : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QC353 P8 1772+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: Bound in before the title is the author's 'Proposals for printing by Subscription' dated Leeds, Feb. 1, 1771.
Advertisement of Priestley's works: p. [12] at end.
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. [7-11] at end.
Paged continuously.
Illustrations by Butterworth; after Joseph Priestly.
Subject Terms:
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1772.
Johnson, J. -- Publisher.
Optics -- Early works to 1800.
Perspective -- Early works to 1800.
Contributors:
Butterworth, engraver.
Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804, ill.
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