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Ayscough, James. A short account of the eye and nature of vision. Chiefly designed to illustrate the use and advantage of spectacles. Wherein Are laid down Rules for chusing Glasses proper for remedying all the different Defects of sight. As also Some reasons for preferring a particular Kind of Glass, fitter than any other made Use of for that Purpose. By James Ayscough, optician. The Fourth Edition.The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 25124, https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/25124. Accessed 2024-04-12.

@book{ wphp_25124
  author={Ayscough,James},
  year={1755},
  title={A short account of the eye and nature of vision. Chiefly designed to illustrate the use and advantage of spectacles. Wherein Are laid down Rules for chusing Glasses proper for remedying all the different Defects of sight. As also Some reasons for preferring a particular Kind of Glass, fitter than any other made Use of for that Purpose. By James Ayscough, optician. The Fourth Edition.},
  publisher={Alexander Strahan [Cornhill] \& Jacob Robinson [Ludgate St] \& Paul Stevens \& Anne Dodd II},
  address={London},    }

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