[Eight Selected Papers from Philosophical Transactions.] Including Important Works by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, Edmund Halley, Charles Bell, Thomas Henry Huxley, et al.

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Eight Separate Extracts. 8vo. and 4to. Sewn into modern plain paper wrappers. Each extract has ownership bookplate of Haskell F. Norman tipped in. Housed in folding paperboard box, hinges cloth-backed, printed paper side label. Fine. [1] LEEUWENHOEK, Antoni van (1632-1723). "Considerations touching the Compression of Air." pp. 21-25, 1674. -- [2] HALLEY, Edmund (1656?-1743). "A Proposal of a Method for Finding the Longitude at Sea within a Degree, or Twenty Leagues." pp. 185-196, [1732?]. -- [3] BRADLEY, John. "Mr. John Bradley's Observation of the Occultation of Venus by the Moon; communicated by Mr. James Short, F.R.S." [with: WATSON, William (1715-1787). "An Account of Mr. Benjamin Franklin's Treatise, lately published, intituled, Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America."]. pp. 201-212, 1753. -- [4] INGEN-HOUSZ, Jan (1730-1799). "Easy Method of measuring the Diminution of Bulk, taking Place upon the Mixture of Common Air and Nitrous Air; together with Experiments on Platinaâ¦" pp. 257-268, 1776. -- [5] HOME, Everard (1756-1832). "Description of a New Marine Animal. In a Letter⦠to John Hunter." pp. 333-346, 1785. Folding engraved plate, small text vignette on p. 345. The animal is unidentified, but from Barbados. -- [6] THOMPSON, Sir Benjamin, Count of Rumford (1753-1814). "An Inquiry concerning the Chemical Properties that have been attributed to Light." Pp. 449-468, 1798. -- [7] BELL, Sir Charles (1774-1842). "On the Nervous System." pp. 245-254, 1840. Engraved plate. -- [8] HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895). "On the Anatomy and the Affinities of the Family of the Medusae." pp. 413-434, 1849. 3 engraved plates. Bookseller Inventory #

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Book Description (Royal Society, 1647-1849)., (London):, 1647. Eight Separate Extracts. 8vo. and 4to. Sewn into modern plain paper wrappers. Each extract has ownership bookplate of Haskell F. Norman tipped in. Housed in folding paperboard box, hinges cloth-backed, printed paper side label. Fine. [1] LEEUWENHOEK, Antoni van (1632-1723). "Considerations touching the Compression of Air." pp. 21-25, 1674. -- [2] HALLEY, Edmund (1656?-1743). "A Proposal of a Method for Finding the Longitude at Sea within a Degree, or Twenty Leagues." pp. 185-196, [1732?]. -- [3] BRADLEY, John. "Mr. John Bradley's Observation of the Occultation of Venus by the Moon; communicated by Mr. James Short, F.R.S." [with: WATSON, William (1715-1787). "An Account of Mr. Benjamin Franklin's Treatise, lately published, intituled, Experiments and Observations on Electricity, made at Philadelphia in America."]. pp. 201-212, 1753. -- [4] INGEN-HOUSZ, Jan (1730-1799). "Easy Method of measuring the Diminution of Bulk, taking Place upon the Mixture of Common Air and Nitrous Air; together with Experiments on Platina. . . " pp. 257-268, 1776. -- [5] HOME, Everard (1756-1832). "Description of a New Marine Animal. In a Letter. . . to John Hunter." pp. 333-346, 1785. Folding engraved plate, small text vignette on p. 345. The animal is unidentified, but from Barbados. -- [6] THOMPSON, Sir Benjamin, Count of Rumford (1753-1814). "An Inquiry concerning the Chemical Properties that have been attributed to Light." Pp. 449-468, 1798. -- [7] BELL, Sir Charles (1774-1842). "On the Nervous System." pp. 245-254, 1840. Engraved plate. -- [8] HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895). "On the Anatomy and the Affinities of the Family of the Medusae." pp. 413-434, 1849. 3 engraved plates. Seller Inventory # SS10003

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