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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1853

Reference number: PT/47

Date: November 1852 - November 1853


The second of two volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 143 of Philosophical Transactions in 1853. A note at the beginning of the volume indicates that paper XIII is missing. This volume comprises papers XI-XIX.

Also includes some original illustrations and figures in drawn in ink in support of the papers.

Missing from this volume is the manuscript for the following paper:
'On certain functions of the spinal chord, with further investigations into its structure' by Jacob Augustus Lockhart Clarke.

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November 1852 - November 1853
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing nine papers

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    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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