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Philosophical transactions : giving some accompt of the present undertakings, studies and labours of the ingenious in many considerable parts of the world ; v. 4 & 5 for 1669 and 1670 / Royal Society of London 1669-70

RCIN 1090683

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Philosophical Transactions, published by the Royal Society, was the world’s earliest science journal. From the first edition printed in 1665, its aim was to inform the society’s fellows and other interested readers of the latest scientific discoveries. This volume, published during the reign of Charles II, contains information on the discovery of a new ‘star’ by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius. Cat. 194