Memoirs of the Royal Society: Being a New Abridgment of the Philosophical Transactions.1665 to 1735 inclusive. Vols. 1 - 9.

Baddam, [Benjamin].

Published by Printed by G. Smith 1738 - 1741, 1738
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Nine 8" x 4.75" volumes. [LACKING VOLUME TEN.] The set is rebound in recent maroon buckram with gilt spine lettering and red boards. With light general internal wear and soiling, but generally a nice VG+ condition set. The modern bindings are in fine condition. With an allegorical frontispiece in volume one, and 118 copper engraved plates throughout the set, many of which are folding. This vast compendium includes descriptions of scientific endeavors, meteorological observations and experiments, medical matters, technology and technological apparatuses, weird phenomena such as Siamese twins and the sudden swelling of a woman's breasts, mathematics, natural history, agriculture, and much, much more. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Memoirs of the Royal Society: Being a New ...
Publisher: Printed by G. Smith 1738 - 1741
Publication Date: 1738
Binding: Hardback

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