Catalogue of the Scientific Books in the Library of the Royal Society

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Richard and John E. Taylor, 1839 - Science - 776 pages
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Page 468 - The morbid anatomy of some of the most important parts of the human body. Albany 1795. Ldr.d.Zt. -E.amerik.A.(R&A31,776) 170.— . A series of engravings accompanied with explanations, which are intended to illustrate the morbid anatomy of some of the most important parts of the human body; 2.
Page 481 - Dissertation physique sur les différences réelles que présentent les traits du visage chez les hommes de différents pays et de différents âges ; sur le beau qui caractérise les statues antiques et les pierres gravées.
Page 311 - An account of a method of preserving water at sea from putrefaction , and of restoring to the water its original pleasantness and purity, by a cheap and easy process: to which is added a mode of impregnating water in large quantities with fixed air for medicinal uses : — and likewise a process for the preparation of artificial yeast.
Page 31 - Base du système métrique décimal, ou mesure de l'arc du méridien compris entre les parallèles de Dunkerque et Barcelone, exécutée en 1792 et années suivantes, par MM. MÉCHAIN et DELAMBRE.
Page 520 - An Account of the principal Lazarettos in Europe ; with various Papers relative to the Plague ! together with further observations on some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals, and additional Remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland.
Page 179 - The Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms amended, to which is prefixed a short Chronicle, from the first memory of Things in Europe to the Conquest of Persia by Alexander the Great.
Page 383 - The Natural, Experimental, and Medicinal History of the Mineral Waters of Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, and Yorkshire...
Page 83 - Métrologie, ou Tables pour servir à l'intelligence des poids et mesures des Anciens , et principalement à déterminer la valeur des monnaies grecques et romaines , d'après leur rapport avec les poids , les mesures et le numéraire actuel de la France.
Page 297 - New Experiments Physico-mechanical, touching the spring of the air, and its effects ; (made for the most part in a new pneumatical engine) written .... by the honourable Robert Boyle, Esq* experiment xxxvi.
Page 707 - Observations' on the various Systems of Canal Navigation, with Inferences practical and mathematical ; in which Mr. Fulton's Plan of Wheel-Boats, and the Utility of subterraneous and of small Canals are particularly investigated, including an Account of the Canals and inclined Planes of China.

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