The Theory of Optical Instruments

@article{WhittakerTheTO,
  title={The Theory of Optical Instruments},
  author={Edmund Taylor Whittaker},
  journal={Nature},
  volume={50},
  pages={74-74}
}
HAPPENING not long ago to meet a German friend well posted up in physical literature, the present writer inquired whether any of the year's publications were specially worth getting and reading. The answer was a doubtful “No,” and then “Oh, yes—Czapski's ‘Theory of Optical Instruments.’” This was high praise, but not unmerited. For although the book will not appeal to a large circle of readers, it will soon become indispensable to all who are interested in the investigation of the merits and… Expand
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