London: Royal Society of London, 1789. Quarter Leather. First Edition. iii-vi, , -138, v-vi, -333 pp. 8vo. Library binding, tan leather spine with gold embossed titling, scuffing and tears where call numbers have been removed. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Numerous folding plates that illustrate articles. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound. Very Good.
An actuarial paper, an article on the development of the fetus, and a piece on phlogiston theory (the belief there was an element called phlogiston that was released during combustion).
This complete volume of papers by numerous authors on a variety of subjects including medicine, natural history, physics, mathematics and archaeology, illustrated with numerous plates.