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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. LXV Part II. ... 1774.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. vii + pp.167-248). Disbound, without stitching, in several portions with minor tear to gutter hinge, sl. stained and lightly browned. Articles comprise XVI. An abridged state of the weather at London in the year 1774, collected from the Meteorological journal of the Royal Society by Samuel Horsley; XVII. Extract of a meteorological journal for the year 1774, kept at Bristol, by Samuel Farr; XVIII. Extract of a register of the barometer, thermometer, and rain, at Lyndon, in Rutland, 1774 by Thomas Barker; XIX. An account of some thermometrical observations, made by Sir Robert Barker, F. R. S. at Allahabad in the East Indies, in Lat. 25° 30' N. during the year 1767, and also during a voyage from Madras to England, in the year 1774. Extracted from the original journal by the Hon. Henry Cavendish; XVI. A second essay on the natural history of the sea-anemonies by Abbé Dicquemare.
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