The Philosophical Transactions and Collections,... Abridge'd and Dispos'd Under General Heads... To the End of the Year 1700... [Compiled by] John Lowthorp (I-III); ...(From the Year 1700 to the Year 1720)... [Compiled by] Henry Jones (IV-V); ...(From the
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London: J. and J. Knapton, D. Midwinter and A. Ward, [et al], 1731. Seven volumes, I-III fourth edition, IV-V second edition, VI-VII first edition thus. 4to. Recent brown half morocco over marbled boards, spines with raised bands, twin gilt lettered black and maroon labels, the 18th century armorial bookplates of John Stanton (or rather Staunton), "Virtute et Fortitudine", preserved on the front pastedowns. Wonderfully illustrated with 167 plates, including some maps, plus 2 tables, all folding. An excellent set. A magnificent collection of these transactions on "natural philosophy", from the establishment of the Royal Society in 1660 through to the early decades of the 18th century.
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