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Useful transactions in philosophy, and other sorts of learning, for the months of.

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London : Printed for Bernard Lintott ..., 1709.

Physical description

3 volumes (6 unnumbered pages, 59 pages, 1 unnumbered page; 8 unnumbered pages, 64; 18 unnumbered pages, 58 pages, 4 unnumbered pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations (engravings, woodcuts) ; 20 cm (8vo)


By William King.--cf. Halkett & Laing
Each vol. has a copy of the same plate as frontispiece, but the first lacks lettering present in the others
"To be continu'd monthly, as they sell"--[v. 1], t.p
Vol. [3] has title: Useful transactions for the months of May, June, July, August and September, 1709, containing a voyage to the island of Cajamai in America
Vol. [3] has index: final [4] pp
A parody of the Philosophical transactions.--v. [3] is a satire on Sir Hans Sloane
Copy 1 [Vol. 1-3] Supplier/Donor: Paton estate Note: Bound into one vol. Binding: Contemp. panelled calf, rebacked. From the library of Sir William Paton

References note

Halkett & Laing (2nd ed.), v. 6 p. 154.
Crane & Kaye, 910
ESTC P2626
Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, D145
Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, D146
Maslen and Lancaster. Bowyer ledgers, D147
McLeod, W. and V. Graphical directory 1702-1714, p. 56
NCBEL, II:1293
Times handlist, p. 36



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  • [Vols. 1-3], bound together. Acc: 349620

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