Francesco Algarotti, Dialoghi sopra la luce, i colori e l'attrazione . . . (1750) - Title page detail
This printer’s mark shows three putti holding a harp and a compass, combining the measure and tone of music with the precision of mathematics. Algarotti’s famous work is on Newton’s theory of light and colors.
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Photograph by Douglas A. Lockard.
From The Roy G. Neville Historical Chemical Library, Othmer Library of Chemical History, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA.
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