Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1837.
Hard Cover. A New Edition. An early edition of a treatise by David Brewster on Optics. Black and white illustrations accompanying the text, detailing the refraction of light through lenses, the aspects of near- or shortsightedness, and similar explanations. Foxing; previous owner’s name in pencil to the front endpaper, title page, and page ; minor chipping and surface wear to the paper title label; sunning to spine and front board and spotting to rear board. Purple cloth with paper title label. 323, , 95 pp.