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An essay on visual glasses, (vulgarly called spectacles) wherein it is shewn, From the Principles of Optics, and the Nature of the Eye, that the common structure of those glasses is contrary to the rules of art, to the nature of things, &c. and very prejudicial to the eyes; the nature of vision in the eye explained, and glasses of a new construction proposed. The whole illustrated by a large copper-plate print. By B. Martin.

Title
An essay on visual glasses, [electronic resource] : (vulgarly called spectacles) wherein it is shewn, From the Principles of Optics, and the Nature of the Eye, that the common structure of those glasses is contrary to the rules of art, to the nature of things, &c. and very prejudicial to the eyes; the nature of vision in the eye explained, and glasses of a new construction proposed. The whole illustrated by a large copper-plate print. By B. Martin.
Author
Martin, Benjamin, 1705-1782.
Publication
London : printed for the author, and sold at his house, two Doors below Crane-Court, Fleet-Street, [1756]
Electronic Resource
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Gale (Firm)
Description
24,3,[1]p.,plate; 8⁰.
Uniform Title
Eighteenth century collections online.
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  • Price from imprint: price Six-Pence.
  • Reproduction of original from Harvard University Houghton Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • English Short Title Catalog,
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
OCLC
508444174
Author
Martin, Benjamin, 1705-1782.
Title
An essay on visual glasses, [electronic resource] : (vulgarly called spectacles) wherein it is shewn, From the Principles of Optics, and the Nature of the Eye, that the common structure of those glasses is contrary to the rules of art, to the nature of things, &c. and very prejudicial to the eyes; the nature of vision in the eye explained, and glasses of a new construction proposed. The whole illustrated by a large copper-plate print. By B. Martin.
Imprint
London : printed for the author, and sold at his house, two Doors below Crane-Court, Fleet-Street, [1756]
Series
Eighteenth century collections online.
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Indexed In:
English Short Title Catalog, N17512.
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Place of Publication
Great Britain England London.
Added Author
Gale (Firm)
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