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Contains five plates.

Subject: Geology

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of some minute British shells, either not duly observed, or totally unnoticed by authors. In a letter to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P. R. S. by the Rev. John Lightfoot, M. A. F. R. S.'

Read 26 January 1786

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Earliest possible date
13 May 1785
Physical description
Ink on paper and five plates
Page extent
28 pages

Creator name

John Lightfoot

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John Lightfoot, Paper, 'Of certain minute British shells' by John Lightfoot, 13 May 1785, L&P/8/167, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 13 July 2024

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