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The history and present state of discoveries relating to vision, light, and colours

Author: Joseph Priestley
Publisher: London : Printed for J. Johnson, MDCCLXXII [1772]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Also issued on microfilm.
[Bethesda, Md.] : National Library of Medicine, 1981.
1 microfilm reel : negative ; 35 mm.
Online version:
Priestley, Joseph, 1733-1804.
History and present state of discoveries relating to vision, light, and colours.
London : Printed for J. Johnson, MDCCLXXII [1772]
(OCoLC)892873267
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Priestley
OCLC Number: 14333937
Notes: With a list of subscribers.
Includes index.
A prospectus: 'Proposals for printing by subscription, The history and present state of discoveries .' was issued in 1771.
A variant issue has a list of 28 'Names omitted, or not received when the preceding list [of subscribers] was printed' on the verso of the errata leaf (p. [9], in the preliminaries).
NLM copy is the variant issue (prelimnary [9] p. are bound at the end of vol. 1).
Description: 2 v. (v, [9], xvi, 812, [12] p.), XXIV folded leaves of plates : ill. (engravings) ; 27 cm. (4to)
Responsibility: by Joseph Priestley ...

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