The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best Writers. Designed to Assist Young Persons to Read with Propriety and Effect, to Improve Their Language and Sentiments; and to Inclucate Some of the Most Important Principles of Piety and Virtue. With a Few Preliminary Observations on the Principles of Good Reading

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Durrie & Peck, 1830 - Elocution - 204 pages
Describes the wonders of light and optics, exploring such developments as lasers, fiber optics, and holography.

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