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Former owner:
Codrington, William Sir 1738-1816 DSI  Search this
Dibner, Bern DSI  Search this
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
5 parts in 1 volume, 119 leaves ; 25 cm
Early works to 1800
Early works
Manuscripts (documents).)
Manuscript consists of four chapters of "Abbregé de physique" and one part entitled "Theses physicae."
Manuscript text in brown ink, written on recto of leaves only
The identitiy of the scribe is unknown
Title transcribed from leaf 3
Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Manuscripts of the Dibner collection, 108
Collected by Bern Dibner for his Burndy Library in Norwalk, Connecticut, founded in 1941. Donated to the Smithsonian Libraries in 1974 by Dibner DSI
SCDIRB copy (39088003188760) has armorial bookplate of Sr. Willm. Codrington Bart. Remains of booklabel with title "Physics" on front paste-down
SCDIRB copy bound in stiff vellum boards, title in gilt within label on spine, red edges
SCDIRB copy has bookplate: Burndy Library, gift of Bern Dibner
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Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
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Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 000024 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries