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The history of the Royal Society of London

SPRAT, Thomas

Published by Rob. Scot, Ri. Chiswell, Tho. Chapman, and Geo. Sawbridge, London, 1702
From B & L Rootenberg Rare Books, ABAA (Sherman Oaks, CA, U.S.A.)

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Includes the imprimatur leaf with arms of the Royal Society on the verso, dedication to the King, poem to the Royal Society, and advertisement to the Reader. With 2 engraved plates. Modern calf in a contemporary style; waterstain to lower corners of leaves of the first signature, otherwise a clean copy. Second edition of the first history of the Royal Society. This famous response to public attack, in which Sprat justifies the work and nature of the Society, also includes many valuable contributions, including experiments, by the members. Bookseller Inventory # 14388

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Title: The history of the Royal Society of London

Publisher: Rob. Scot, Ri. Chiswell, Tho. Chapman, and Geo. Sawbridge, London

Publication Date: 1702

Edition: SECOND EDITION.

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