Popular Scientific Lectures.

By: von Helmholtz, Hermann. (edited by Morris Kline).

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8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xii - 286 pp. A selection of lectures from the 1881 edition "Popular Lectures on Scientific Subjects", first and second series, as published by Longmans. Contents: First Series: 1 - "On Goethe's Scientific Researches" translated by H. W. Eve, 2 - "On the Physiological Causes of Harmony in Music" translated by A. J. Ellis, 3 - "On the Interaction of Natural Forces" translated by John Tyndall, 4 - "The Recent progress of the Theory of Vision" (in 3 parts) translated by Philip H. Pye-Smith, 5 - "On the Conservation of Force" translated by E. Atkinson. Second Series: 1 - "On the Origin and Significance of Geometrical Axioms" translated by E. Atkinson, 2 - "On the Relation of Optics to Painting" (in 4 parts) translated by E. Atkinson. Previous owner's name on the first page and the covers show mild wear and with rubbing on the spine folds. Otherwise clean with a solid binding.

Title: Popular Scientific Lectures.

Author Name: von Helmholtz, Hermann. (edited by Morris Kline).

Categories: Science & Technology,

Publisher: New York., Dover.: 1962

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 28264

Keywords: Science; Optics; Goethe; Harmony; Music; Vision; Sight; Geometry; Painting; Form; Shade; Colour; Physics;