Reference numberPT/70
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1864
DateMarch 1862 - September 1864
DescriptionThis volume contains the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 143 of Philosophical Transactions in 1864.

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:
'Catalogue of nebulæ and clusters of stars' by John Frederick William Herschel;
'On the absorption and radiation of heat by gaseous and liquid matter.—Fourth memoir' by John Tyndall; and
'A comparison of the most notable disturbances of the magnetic declination in 1858 and 1859 at Kew and at Nertschinsk; preceded by a brief retrospective view of the progress of the investigation into the laws and causes of the magnetic disturbances' by Edward Sabine.
ExtentOne volume containing 16 papers
Physical descriptionVellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Dimensions35.5cm x 24.5cm
Digital imagesView item on Science in the Making
Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/421/1
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