Physical optics in photography
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Published by Focal Press in London .
Written in English


  • Photographic optics,
  • Physical optics

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorg Franke.
SeriesThe Focal library
LC ClassificationsTR220
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p., [1]p. of plates :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18732353M

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