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I can't tell what level you want based on your post (less mathematical than what?), but I did the following Google search and got some promising hits. Note that often Amazon books have a "Look Inside" feature that let's you look at the Table of Contents in the book and maybe a few pages to get a feel for the book...

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Here's the Look Inside at the Table of Contents for the "Optics for Dummies" book:

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But the quantum electrodynamics textbook by Feynman is surprisingly old fashioned. It's the only book by Feynman I was disappointed about. Instead of getting Feynman at his best, you get Fermi (which was very good in 1932 but not after Feynman). I suppose we talk about the textbook on QED:

https://www.amazon.de/dp/0201360756/

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You're referring to a different book than I was.But the quantum electrodynamics textbook by Feynman is surprisingly old fashioned. It's the only book by Feynman I was disappointed about. Instead of getting Feynman at his best, you get Fermi (which was very good in 1932 but not after Feynman). I suppose we talk about the textbook on QED:

https://www.amazon.de/dp/0201360756/

I'm not talking about Quantum Electrodynamics(1962.)

I was referring to the popular science book QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter(1985.)

I know in technical terms QED and Quantum Electrodynamics are synonyms, but since QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter is much more widely known, I figured using part of its exact title would not be confusing. Also, I assumed that the fact that the one I meant obviously fits the OP's criteria, and the other obviously does not would mean there wouldn't be any risk of confusion.

Oops. My bad.

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Ah yes. That's one of the better popular-science books indeed.

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