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The Philosophical Transactions and Collections, to the End of the Year 1700. Abridg'd and Dispos'd Under General Heads, 3 Volumes

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London: Printed for Thomas Bennet at the Half Moon, 1705. 3 volumes. 4to., contemporary full calf paneled in blind. All edges speckled red. (60), 708; (1), 915; (1), 688, (19)pp. With 33 folding plates. Joints cracked; volume 3 has been rebacked. Loss at heads & tails of spines of volumes 1 & 2. Corners bumped. "Estcourt Library" plates to the paste downs of volumes 1 & 2. Light foxing to prelims. Good Condition OCLC 18039814 BH/kb 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 David Abercromby, Rasmus Bartholin, Gerhardus Blasius, Francois Blondel, Robert Boyle, Tycho Brahe, William Cowper, George Dampier, William Dampier, John Flamsteed, Edmund Halley, Johannes Hevelius, Christian Huygens, Antony Van Leewenhoeck, Martin Lister, Sir Isaac Newton, John Ray, and Sir Christopher Wren.

Table of Contents

Volume 1
Mathematics:
Geometry, Arithmetick, Algebra, Logarithmotechny
Trigonometry, Surveying
Opticks
Astronomy
Mechanicks, Acousticks
Hyrdrostaticks, Hydraulicks
Geography, Navigation
Architecture, Ship Building
Perspective, Sculpture, Painting
Of Musick

Volume 2
Physiology, Meteorology, Pneumaticks
Hydrology
Mineralogy
Magneticks
Botany, Agriculture
Zoology

Volume 3
Part I
Anatomy, Physick, Chymistry:
The Head
The Neck, the Thorax
The Abdomen
The Humors, and General Affections of the Body
The Bones, Joynts, and Muscles
Monsters
The Period of Human Life
Pharmacy, Chimistry

Part II
Philology, Miscellanies
Grammar
Chronology, History, Antiquities
Voyages and Travels

Product Details

ISBN:
2221135542696
Author:
Lowthorp, John
Publisher:
THOMAS BENNET
Copyright:
Binding:
LEATHER

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