Reference numberPT/71
TitleManuscripts of papers published in Philosophical Transactions, 1865
DateDecember 1862 - June 1865
DescriptionThe first of two volumes containing the manuscript versions of papers published by the Royal Society in volume 155 of Philosophical Transactions in 1865. This volume comprises papers IX-XVII.

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 the sextactic points of a plane curve' by Arthur Cayley; and
'On the marsupial pouches, mammary glands, and mammary fœtus of the Echidna hystrix' by Richard Owen [plates are present].
ExtentOne volume containing seven papers and one set of plates
Physical descriptionVellum-covered volume, gilded title on spine
Dimensions35.5cm x 24.5cm
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueMS/421/1
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