Reference numberPT/1
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1807
DescriptionVolume of the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 97 of 'Philosophical Transactions' in 1807. Also includes fragments relating to papers published in the 1802 and 1810 volumes of 'Philosophical Transactions', and a complete paper published in the 1805 volume of 'Philosophical Transactions'. The title page of the volume reads 'Phil. Trans. / Scraps - & a paper of 1805' and includes a manuscript note to the binder regarding placement of the fragments.

The volume also includes some original illustrations and figures in various media (drawings, watercolours) in support of the papers.
ExtentOne volume containing 18 papers, two letters, and two fragments
Physical descriptionVellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Dimensions39cm x 28cm
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
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