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Contains two plates with four figures.

Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'A letter from Mr. Henry Baker, F. R. S. to the President, concerning a new discovered sea-insect, which he calls the eye-sucker'

Read 8 March 1744

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08 March 1743
Physical description
Ink on paper and two plates
Page extent
5 pages

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Henry Baker

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Henry Baker, Paper, 'Of the eye sucker' by Henry Baker, 08 March 1743, L&P/1/264, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 23 May 2024

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