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Volume of the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 97 of 'Philosophical Transactions' in 1807. Also includes fragments relating to papers published in the 1802 and 1810 volumes of 'Philosophical Transactions', and a complete paper published in the 1805 volume of 'Philosophical Transactions'. The title page of the volume reads 'Phil. Trans. / Scraps - & a paper of 1805' and includes a manuscript note to the binder regarding placement of the fragments.

The volume also includes some original illustrations and figures in various media (drawings, watercolours) in support of the papers.

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Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing 18 papers, two letters, and two fragments

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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1807, 1802-1810, PT/1, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 16 July 2024

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  • Philosophical Transactions

    Dates: 1802-1865

    The 'Philosophical Transactions' collection comprises manuscript versions of papers published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, the world’s first and longest continuously running journal dedicated to science.

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