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BABBAGE, Charles; Davy, Sir Humphrey; Herschel, Sir William et al. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON for the Year MDCCCXVII. Parts I and II. £ 350.00

London. W. Bulmer & Co. 1817. pp. Viii, 182, (iv), 183 - 369, (vii) of index, 26. 20 plates. 4to. Full calf, hinges slightly rubbed. Babbage's article is 'Observations on the Analogy which subsists between the Calculus of Functions and other branches of Analysis'; Herschel - 'Astronomical observations and experiments tending to investigate the local arrangements of the celestial bodies in space, and to determine the extent and condition of the Milky Wa'; Davy - 'Some researches on flame' & 'Some new experiments and observations on the combustion of gaseous mixtures, withan account of a method of preserving a continued light in mixtures of inflammable gases and air without flame'.

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