AuthorSPRAT Tho.
TitleThe history of the Royal-Society of London, for the Improving of Natural Knowledge
Place of publicationLondon:
Publisherprinted by T.R. for J.Martyn at the Bell without Temple-bar, and J.Allestry at the Rose and Crown in Duck-lane
Year of publication1667
Class (location)Roy.Soc. History
Descriptionxvi,439p. front. illus.
AbstractLargest paper (24cm). Contains frontispiece and coat-of-arms leaf. Early signature at head of titlepage: Edvardi Green GREEN Edward. Early pencil annotations on pp.213,369,375; pencil sketches on frontispiece & in margins of pp.141,296,299. Bound in full brown calf, rebacked. Upper & lower boards bear arms of the Marquise de POMPADOUR (1721-1764) POISSON Jeanne Antoinette Marquise de POMPADOUR.
NotesSPRAT Thomas Bishop of ROCHESTER
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