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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1856

Reference number: PT/52

Date: February 1852 - December 1855

Description

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.

Reference number
PT/52
Earliest possible date
February 1852 - December 1855
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing eight papers and one letter
Format
Manuscript

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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1856, February 1852 - December 1855, PT/52, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/pt_52/manuscripts-of-papers-published-in-philosophical-transactions-1856, accessed on 29 May 2024

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