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Illustrated periodicals: Science

The Chemist and Druggist

Chemist and Druggist

Date range: 1887-1888; 1891; 1893-1902; 1904-1916; 1918-1919

First published: 1859

Frequency: Weekly

Price: 4d

Content: Trade magazine read by community pharmacists in the United Kingdom.

Finding aids: Subject index at front of each volume.

Illustration: Wood engraved illustrations of pharmaceutical supplies and equipment, as well as advertisements. It also includes a column for obituaries, illustrated by portraits.

 

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London

Date range: 1665-1886; A (Mathematical and Physical Sciences) 178(1887)-186(1895); B (Biological Sciences) 178(1887)-186(1895)

Online: 1665-1886 ; A: 1887-; B: 1887-

First published: 1665. In continuous production ever since, the Philosophical Transactions is the world’s first and longest running science journal. 

Frequency: Yearly

Price: By subscription

Content: Articles on the latest scientific discoveries, aimed at a wealthy, educated audience.

Finding aids: List of contents and illustrations at the front of each volume. 

Illustration: Some wood engraved illustrations inset in articles, plates of lithographic drawings at end of volume (e.g. cell structures, anatomy).

 

The Builder

Date range: 1843-1894 [Architecture Library]

Online: 1843-1852

First published: 1843

Frequency: Weekly

Price: 2½d

Content: A valuable source of information for the architectural controversies of the age, the history of individual buildings and the wider debates on the social crises caused by rapid industrialisation and urban growth.

Finding aids: Index at front of each volume. See also The Builder illustrations index, by Ruth Richardson and Robert Thorne.

Illustration: Architectural plans and details.