London: Royal Society of London, 1840. Quarter Leather. First Edition. [xi]-[xii], [xi]-[xii], [iii]-viii, , -14, -620,  pp. 4to. 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.
A plethora important article in early photograph processes, biology, astronomy, and electricity.
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.