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The first of four volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 147 of Philosophical Transactions in 1857. 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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June 1856 - March 1857
Physical description
Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Page extent
One volume containing eight papers

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Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1857, June 1856 - March 1857, PT/56, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 20 July 2024

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