1749. Item #81109
LOWTHORP, John. THE PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS AND COLLECTIONS TO THE END OF THE YEAR MDCC. ABRIDGED, AND DISPOSED UNDER GENERAL HEADS. VOLUME II. CONTAINING ALL THE PHYSIOLOGICAL PAPERS. London: Printed for W. Innys, R. Ware, ... and J. Ward, 1749. 5th edition, corrected, in which the Latin papers are translated into English. 919 pp. Thick 8vo., old calf with gilt rules, raised bands, gilt-tooled spine with gilt red morocco spine label. Boards worn, hinges tender. Spine slightly chipped at heel and crown. Red edges. Early armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Interior very good, occasional light foxing. Folding plates complete (scientific instruments, maps, biology, botany). Meteorology, biology, botany, chemistry, geometry, astronomy, geology. First edition in English.