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On certain optical phenomena exhibited by mother-of-pearl, depending on its internal structure

John Frederick William Herschel

On certain optical phenomena exhibited by mother-of-pearl, depending on its internal structure

by John Frederick William Herschel

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Published by Printed for A. Constable in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mother-of-pearl.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.F.W. Herschel ; communicated by the author.
    SeriesLandmarks of science II
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL432 .H35
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationp. 114-121
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19894028M

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