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Memoirs of the Royal Society; being a new abridgment of the Philosophical transactions: Giving an Account of the Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Learned and Ingenious in many considerable Parts of the World; from the first Institution of that Illustrious Society in the Year 1665, to under their Royal Founder King Charles II. to the Year of our Lord 1735 inclusive. Dispos'd under proper General Heads, with a Translation of the Latin Tracts from their Originals; the Whole regularly abridg'd, the Order of Time observ'd, the Theoretical Parts apply'd to Practical Uses, and an Explanation of the Terms of Art as they occur in the Course of the Work; being a Work of general Use to the Publick, and worthy the Perusal of all Mathematicians, Artificers, Tradesmen, &c. for their Improvement, in various Branches of Business. By Mr. Baddam. Illustrated with Copper Plates. Vol. I.

Royal Society (Great Britain)
M.DCC.XXXVIII. [1738]-41
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Philosophical transactions. 1665-1735. Abridgements


London : printed by G. Smith, in Stanhope-Street, near Clare-Market, for the editor one Door below the Black-Lyon Inn, Water-Lane, Fleet-Street; and sold by J. James, at Horace's Head, under the Royal Exchange; W. Shropshire, in Old Bond-Street; R. Montague, at his Ware-House in Great Wild-Street; G. Brett, at the Three Crowns on Ludgate-Hill; T. Wright, Mathematical Instrument-Maker to His Majesty, Fleet-Street; N. Adams, Optician to their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, at the Golden Spectacles, Charing-Cross; and T. Heath, Mathematical Instrument-Maker, next Door to the Fountain Tavern in the Strand, M.DCC.XXXVIII. [1738]-41.

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10v.,plates ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T105509



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