Reference numberPT/43
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1852
DateFebruary 1851 - June 1852
DescriptionThe first of three volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 142 of Philosophical Transactions in 1852. This volume comprises papers I-XI.

Also includes some original illustrations and figures in drawn in ink in support of the papers.

Missing from this volume are manuscripts for the following papers:
'On the automatic registration of magnetometers, and meteorological instruments, by photography. —No. IV' by Charles Brooke; and
'On a general law of density in saturated vapours' by John James Waterston.
ExtentOne volume containing 11 papers
Physical descriptionVellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Dimensions39cm x 28cm
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsVolume currently unavailable whilst undergoing conservation, available from 19 April 2023
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