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. LXVII Part II. ... 1778.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. pp.(799-857). 2 folding plates engraved by Basire. Disbound, without stitching, 1st leaf detached, sl. stained and lightly browned. Articles comprise XXXVI. Account of a new instrument for measuring small angles, called the prismatic micrometer by Rev. Nevil Maskelyne, D.D. F. R. S. and Peter Dollond; XXXVII. The report of the Committee appointed by the Royal Society to consider of the best method of adjusting the fixed points of thermometers; and of the precautions necessary to be used in making experiments with those instruments by H. Cavendish, W. Heberden, Alexr. Aubert, J. A. De Luc, N. Maskelyne, S. Horsley, and J. Planta.
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