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Memoirs of the Royal Society; or, a new abridgement 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 1665, to 1740. In the Course of this Work, every Thing is carefully extracted from the Originals, according to the Order of Time; the Latin Tracts Englished; the Terms of Art explained the Theoretical Parts applied to Practice; and the whole Illustrated with a great Number of Copper Plates. A Performance of general Use for the Knowledge and Improvement of Mathematicks, Natural Philosophy, Trades, Manufactures, Arts, &c. By Mr. Baddam. Vol. I.
- Royal Society (Great Britain)
- M.DCC.XLV. 
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Philosophical transactions. 1665-1740. Abridgments
London : printed for John Nourse, opposite Katherine-Street, in the Strand, M.DCC.XLV. 
10v.,plates ; 8⁰.
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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.