George Adams the younger (1750-1795) was an English optician and writer. He was mathematical instrument maker to George III of England, succeeding his father George Adams in the post. He also made globes.
In politics Adams was a Tory, and as such was received with favour at court by George III. He died 14 August 1795, at Southampton, and was succeeded in his business and in the post of mathematical instrument maker to the king by his brother, Dudley Adams.
Adams wrote elementary scientific works, and on the use of mathematical instruments. He often combined religious with a scientific content, against, according to the Gentleman's Magazine, the "growing errors of materialism, infidelity, and anarchy". His works were: He started writing at a young age, and developed a love for it, His main interest included math, science, and he expressed in his written essay's
For some of Adams's books, plates were published separately, and most of them had more than one edition.