Royal Society


Giving Some Account of the Present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious, in Many Considerable Parts of the World. EXTRACT from Vol. LI For the Year 1759. ... 1760.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. pp.(837-838), pp.(936-977). Disbound, without stitching, in several pieces, sl. stained and lightly browned. Articles comprise LXXII. An account of a late discovery of asbestos in France: In a letter to the Rev. Tho. Birch, D. D. Secretary to the Royal Society, from Mr. Turberville Needham; LXXXIII. An account of an eclipse of the Moon, 22d November 1760, observed in Surrey-Street in the strand, London by James Short; LXXXIV. An account of the case of a young man, who had lost the use of his hands by cleansing brass wire by Samuel More; LXXXV. A further account of some experiments made on the Bovey coal By Jer Miles; LXXXVI. De aberratione luminis, in superficiebus et lentibus sphśricis refractorum by S. Klingenstierna. With several further incomplete papers.
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