Useful transactions in philosophy and other sorts of learning, for the months of ..

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  • Format Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
  • Contributors
  • Publication London [England] : printed for Bernard Lintott, at the Cross-Keys, between the two Temple-Gates, in Fleetstreet, [1709]
  • Publication Dates January and February, 1708/9. [i.e. 1709]-May, June, July, August and September, 1709
  • Physical Details
    • 3 v. , plate ; 8⁰
  • Finding Aids
    • The third issue includes an index


  • Editor: William King.
  • Titles vary slightly.
  • Note above imprint: "To be continu'd monthly, as they sell."
  • Imprints lack dates; year of publication from dates of issues.
  • First number dated according to Lady Day dating.
  • With engraved frontispiece.
  • The first two issues are divided into numbered sections; a table of contents for these is bound following the preface to the March-April issue.
  • The third number, covering May-Sept. 1709, includes an account of an imaginary voyage to the island of Cajamai, "translated into English from the Dutch."
  • All three issues represent whimsical satires on the Philosophical Transactions, and on the proceedings of the Royal Society.
  • Reproduction of original from the British Library.
  • Reproduction of original from the Huntington Library.
  • NCBEL, II:1293
  • Crane & Kaye, 910
  • Times handlist, p. 36
  • McLeod, W. and V. Graphical directory 1702-1714, p. 56
  • English Short Title Catalog, ESTCP2626.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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