Reference numberNLB/44/228
Alternative reference numberNLB/44 p148
TitleCopy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to The Director, Vatican Observatory, Rome
Date29 May 1911
Description'Referring to your letter of March 11th, in view of the fact that the Vatican Observatory has a complete set of the early volumes of the [Philosophical] Transactions [of the Royal Society], the Society would be pleased to present the continuation volumes (unbound_ of the Transactions for the period 1848-1874, these copies being now out of demand for sale purposes.
Further, we are prepared to supply cloth copies of any of the Transactions from 1875 to 1890 at on-third the published price of each part.
I shall be glad to learn what view you take of this proposal.'
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