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Title: Transactions of the Royal Edinburgh Society Vol VI 1812
Description: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Bell & Bradfute and Cadell and Davies, Edinburgh and London, 1812. viii, 186, [2] 187-433, [3] pages, 15 plates including 5 for Hall's article, articles include: Account of a Series of Experiments, shewing the Effects of Compression in modifying the Action of Heat by James Hall; Of the Solids of Greatest Attraction by Mr Playfair; An Account of a very extraordinary Effect of Rarefaction observed at Ramsgate by Patrick Wilson; Some Account of the large Snake Alea-azagur (Boa Constrictor of Linnaeus) found in the province of Tipperah by James Russell; New Series for the Quadrature of the Conic Sections by Mr Wallace; Remarks on a Mineral from Greenland supposed to be Crystallised Gadolinite by Thomas Allan; Experiments on Allanite, a new mineral from Greenland by Thomas Thomson; A Chemical Analysis of Sodalite from Greenland by Thomas Thomson, First Edition, rebound, untrimmed edges browned, occasional foxing, good condition, brown cloth, red morocco title label with gilt lettering to spine, 28 cm x 22.5 cm, Hardback.

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Price: GBP 1800.00 = appr. US$ 2570.37 Seller: Keogh's Books, Secondhand & Antiquarian
- Book number: 74535

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