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Papers on topics of astronomy, particularly on comets, eclipses and planetary satellites. These works were either sent to the Royal Society, usually by their authors or by intermediaries, for reading at ordinary meetings of the Royal Society. Material might be commissioned by the Royal Society, or collected by other means.

The volume has a manuscript listing bound into the front of the book. This notes the paper number (1-77).

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Physical description
Volume quarter bound in cream leather with tan cloth boards
Page extent
1 volume containing 81 papers

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Classified papers: volume 8i concerning 'Astronomy', 1661-1725, CLP/8i, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 13 June 2024

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  • Classified Papers

    Dates: 1592-1741

    The 'Classified Papers' of the Royal Society are papers from British and international natural philosophers and scholars categorised according to subject areas.

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