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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. LXIII Part I. L. Davis and C. Reymers ... 1773.
1st Ed. Sm. 4to. viii + 36pp. 2 folding plates. Disbound, without stitching, sl. stained and lightly browned. Articles comprise A. An Account of the discovery of the manner of making isinglass in Russia; with a particular description of its manufacture in England, from the produce of British Fisheries. In a letter from Humphrey Jackson, Esq; F.R.S. to William Watson; II. A letter to Charles Morton, M.D. Dec. R.S. from Mr Adam Walker; containgin an account of the cavern of Dunmore Park, near Kilkenny, in Ireland; III, A short account of some specimens of native lead found in a mine of Monmouthshire; In a letter from Michael Morris; IV. Farther remarks upon a denarius of the Veturian family, with an Etruscan inscription the reverse, formerly considered. In a letter to Mathew Maty, M.d. sec. R.S. from the Reverend John Swinton, B.D. F.R.S. Custos Atchivorum of the University of Oxford, Member of the Academy degli Apatisti at Florence, and of the Etruscan Academy in Tuscany.
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