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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1856

Reference number: PT/52

Date: February 1852 - December 1855


The first of four volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 146 of Philosophical Transactions in 1856. This volume comprises papers I-IX.

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:
'Some observations on the ova of the salmon, in relation to the distribution of species; in a letter addressed to Charles Darwin, Esq., M. A., V. P. R. S.' by John Davy.

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February 1852 - December 1855
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing eight papers and one letter

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