|Title||Manuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1846|
|Date||October 1844 - July 1846|
|Description||The first of two volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers I-XX published by the Royal Society in volume 136 of Philosophical Transactions in 1846. |
The volume also includes some original illustrations and figures in various media (drawings, watercolours) in support of the papers.
Missing from this volume are manuscripts for the following papers:
'On spontaneous nitrification' by Christian Friedrich Schönbein;
'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism. — No. VII' by Edward Sabine;
'Contributions to terrestrial magnetism. — No. VIII' by Edward Sabine; and
'Meteorological observations made on board Her Majesty's (hired) Bark Pagoda, from January 10 to June 20, 1845, between —20° and —68°, and 0° and 120° east longitude' by Henry Clerk.
|Extent||One volume containing 16 papers, one extract, and one set of notes|
|Physical description||Vellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine|
|Dimensions||39cm x 28cm|