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Nature volume 140, page 566 (02 October 1937) | Download Citation



IN January 1936 the "Christmas Lectures" at the Royal Institution were given by Dr. Mees. His book covers the ground of the lectures in a very readable and extremely well-illustrated way. The history of photography is fairly fully summarized in a chapter of thirty-three pages. Another chapter describes the manufacture of photographic materials. The remainder of the book deals with the principles and applications of photography.

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