Chemistry. Electricity. Light.
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Sections on chemistry (including photography pp.45-8); metallurgy; organic chemistry; static electricity; theories of electricity; electrical machines; electrical attraction and repulsion; induction; voltaic electricity; sources, diffusion and reflection of light (including the kaleidoscope); refraction of light; optical instruments (the camera obscura); the human eye; the stereoscope; persistence of vision (the zoetrope and phenakistoscope); light and colour. Many illustrations, especially of equipment and its use.