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A Treatise on Geometrical Optics


THIS treatise is based on the conception of a beam of light as consisting of a system of rays, which obey the laws of reflexion and refraction. The transformations of such a system and the construction and properties of optical instruments are deduced, so far as the latter are capable of explanation from this point of view.

A Treatise on Geometrical Optics.

By R. S. Heath, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Professor of Mathematics in the Mason College, Birmingham. Demy 8vo, pp. xvii. 356. (Cambridge: University Press, 1887.)

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LARMOR, J. A Treatise on Geometrical Optics . Nature 36, 219–220 (1887).

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