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The Philosophical Transactions from the Year MDCC (Where Mr. Lowthorp Ends) to the Year MDCCXX. Abridg'd and Disposed Under General Heads

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The Philosophical Transactions from the Year MDCC (Where Mr. Lowthorp Ends) to the Year MDCCXX. Abridg'd and Disposed Under General Heads Cover

 

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London: R. Wilken, 1721. 2 volumes. 4to., viii, (16), 432, 228; 399, [265], (6)pp. With 61 plates, 52 of which are folding. Full contemporary calf paneled in blind, all edges speckled red. Wear to extremities. Joints broken, spine of volume 2 split. Front free endpaper of volume 1 almost detached. Loss at head & tails of spines. Light foxing to prelims. Quarter-inch tear to Opossum plate, not affecting illustration. Good Condition. OCLC 54179635 BH/kb/atg Case 10
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First printed in 1665, the Royal Society's Philosophical Transactions are still being published by the Society today. Past presidents of the Royal Society have included Sir Christopher Wren, Samuel Pepys, Sir Isaac Newton, Joseph Banks, and Lord Kelvin (Sir William Thomson).

Authors in these volumes include: Nicholas Bernoulli, Jacques Cassini, William Cowper, Edmund Halley, John Locke, Cotton Mather, Samuel Molyneux, Thomas Molyneux, William Muskgrave, Jacobus Pylarinus, Tancred Robinson, John James Scheuchzer, Sir Hans Sloane, Brook Taylor, Edward Tyson, Vincentio Viviani, and Richard Waller.

Table of Contents

Philosophical Transactions, 2 Volumes

Part I
Mathematics: Geometry, Algebra, Logarithmotechny, Arithmetick
Optics
Astronomy
Mechanics, Acousticks
Hydrostaticks, Hydraulicks
Geography, Navigation and Musick

Part II
The Anatomical and Medical Papers
A Course of Anatomy at Padua
The Head
The Neck, the Thorax
The Abdomen
Of the Veins, Arteries and Blood
The Bones, Joynts, and Museles
Monsters, Longaevity
General Affections of the Body...
Pharmacy, Chymistry

Part III
The Physiological Papers
Physiology, Meteorology, Pneumaticks
Hydrology
Mineralogy
Magneticks
Botany, Agriculture
Zoology

Part IV
The Philological and Miscellaneous papers
Chronology, History, Antiquities
Voyages and Travels
Miscellaneous Papers

Product Details

ISBN:
2221135539511
Author:
Motte, Benjamin
Publisher:
R WILKEN R ROBINSON S BALLAR
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LEATHER

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