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Giving Some Account of the Present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious, in Many Considerable Parts of the World. EXTRACT from Vol. LXIV Part I. ... 1774.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. pp.(105-123). Disbound, without stitching, in two portions, sl. stained and lightly browned. Articles comprise XI. An improvement proposed in the cross wires of telescopes, by Dr. Wilson, of Glasgow. In a letter to the Astronomer Royal; XII. The case of a patient voiding stones through a fistulous sore in the loins, without any concomitant discharge of urine by the same passage: In a letter to Dr. Maty, from Mr. S. F. Simmons; XIII. The disparition of Saturn's ring, observed by Joseph Varelaz, Lieutenant of the Royal Navy of the King of Spain, and Professor of Mathematics, in the Academy of Guard-Marine at Cadiz. In a letter to Dr. Morton; XIV. Of the gillaroo trout. A letter from the Hon. Daines Barrington, to the Rev. Dr. Horsley [seemingly the first mention in print of the Gillaroo]; XV. Account of the stomach of the gillaroo trout. In a letter from Mr. Henry Watson to Sir John Pringle; And another incomplete paper.
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