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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 Headsby Benjamin Motte
London: R. Wilken, 1721. 2 volumes. 4to., viii, (16), 432, 228; 399, , (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.
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Philosophical Transactions, 2 Volumes
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