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Upon some Improvements, proposed by Sir David Brewster, in the Photographic Camera. Contained in The American Journal of Science and Arts, 2nd Series, Volume 32, Issue 94, 95, 96 pages 227-232.

Emerson, Edwin

Editorial: New Haven, 1861. Being convinced by results he obtained, that a small aperture was indispensable to success in point of sharpness, Emerson conducts a test on Brewster's notion of a pin-hole camera. This paper covers the results of the test, and includes an in-text diagram. Three issues bound together. Contains other articles by Elias Loomis on the auroral exhibition, 7th & 8th article; a letter to the editors on the probable age of white limestone at Sussex and Franklin Mines, New Jersey by George Cooke; E. Emerson on an improvement in the Lenticular Stereoscope, and others. The periodical was considered the most important nineteenth century American scientific journal (see Lomazow pg. 58, Mott 302-305)., 1861
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Edited by Benjamin Silliman and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. Engravings. ( Also contains On the Practical Application of Photography to the Microscope by O. N. Rood Rood was a master at devising and improving physical apparatus and instruments. The paper covers his experimental work and the methods used. One in-text drawing included. pages 186-193. by A. B. Marsh Marsh discusses the discover of gold in the Tangier and Lunenburg region. Among the specimens he examined, three isolated crystals resembling in general appearance those brought from California. An analysis of the gold specimens of the two regions covered is also included. pages ). Pages: 460. 6" x 9 3/8". Binding: Original tan wrappers with black titles front and spine, front and lower deckled edges. Generally slight soil, some edge chipping with small pieces missing, and browning to wrappers. Tight in wrappers. (Reference: DAB vol. 4, Lomazow pg. 58, Mott 302-305). N° de ref. de la librería 331747

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Título: Upon some Improvements, proposed by Sir ...

Editorial: New Haven, 1861. Being convinced by results he obtained, that a small aperture was indispensable to success in point of sharpness, Emerson conducts a test on Brewster's notion of a pin-hole camera. This paper covers the results of the test, and includes an in-text diagram. Three issues bound together. Contains other articles by Elias Loomis on the auroral exhibition, 7th & 8th article; a letter to the editors on the probable age of white limestone at Sussex and Franklin Mines, New Jersey by George Cooke; E. Emerson on an improvement in the Lenticular Stereoscope, and others. The periodical was considered the most important nineteenth century American scientific journal (see Lomazow pg. 58, Mott 302-305).

Año de publicación: 1861

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