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The first of two volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 145 of Philosophical Transactions in 1855. This volume comprises papers I-VIII.

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

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July 1854 - March 1855
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing seven papers and one partial paper

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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1855, July 1854 - March 1855, PT/50, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 25 June 2024

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