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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 Volumesby John Lowthorp
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.
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