London: Royal Society, 1827. 1st Edition. Handsomely bound full volume of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 117, 1827, Parts I & II. The volume includes 15 plates and is fully indexed by both author and subject. Papers by the following are included: William Snow Harris, Davies Gilbert, Everard Home (3), I. Harwood, George Biddell Airy, Samuel Hunter Christie (2), Henry Foster, William Ritchie (2), Thomas Bell, Robert Woodhouse, Thomas Thomson, Peter Barlow II, William Yarrell, William Morgan, Thomas Henderson, Alexander Phillip Wilson Phillip, FRS Miller, William Prout, John Herschel (a correction to a prior paper). As well, it was John Herschel who presented many of the papers in this volume to the Royal Society. Item #1323
CONDITION & DETAILS. Complete Volume 117, Parts I & II. Ex-libris bearing two Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland stamps on the title page; no other markings. 15 plates. Quarto. (10.5 x 8.5 inches; 263 x 408mm). [vi], 2, [388pp.], Meteorological Journal (16pp), [Index I, 12pp], Index II, 8pp, . Handsomely rebound in aged calf. 5 raised bands at the spine, each gilt-ruled; gilt-tooled fleur de lis at the spine. Red and black, gilt-lettered spine labels. Tightly and solidly bound. New endpapers. Occassional light toning within. By any measure, near fine condition.