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PHILOSOPHICAL

TRANSACTIONS.


Munday, Novemb. 6. 1665.


The Contents.

An Account of a not ordinary Burning Concave, lately made at Lyons, and compared with several others made formerly.Of Monsieur Hevelius his promise of communicating to the World his Invention of making Optick Glasses; and of the hopes, given by Monsieur Christian Hugens of Zalichem, to perform something of the like nature; as also of the Expectations, conceived of some Persons in England, to improve Telescopes.An Intimation of a way of making more lively Counterfeits of Nature in Wax, then are extant in Painting; and of a new kinds of Maps in a low Relievo, or Sculpture, both practised in France.Some Anatomical Observations, of Milk found in Veins instead of Blood; and of Grass, found in the Wind-pipes of some Animals.Of a place in England, where, without petrifying water, Wood is turn'd into stone.Of the nature of a certain Stone, found in the Indies in the head of a Serpent.Of the way, used in the Mogol’s Dominions, to make Saltpetre.An Account of Hevelius his Prodomus Cometicus, and of some Animadversions made upon it by a French Philosopher; as also of the Jesuit Kircher’s Mundus Subterraneus.

An Account of a not ordinary Burning Concave, lately made at Lyons, and compared with several others made formerly.

AN opportunity being presented to revive the publishing of these Papers, which for some Moneths hath been

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