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Translation of a letter, from Giacomo Bartolommeo Beccari to Thomas Dereham, dated at Bologna

Reference number: EL/B3/4

Date: 01 January 1728

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Observations of fire-flies ('ignes fatui') in Italy, particularly around Bologna, gathered from travellers and men of learning

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EL/B3/4
Earliest possible date
01 January 1728
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14 pages
Format
Manuscript

Creator name

Giacomo Bartolommeo Beccari

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Giacomo Bartolommeo Beccari, Translation of a letter, from Giacomo Bartolommeo Beccari to Thomas Dereham, dated at Bologna, 01 January 1728, EL/B3/4, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_b3_4/translation-of-a-letter-from-giacomo-bartolommeo-beccari-to-thomas-dereham-dated-at-bologna, accessed on 16 June 2024

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