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The mammals of Australia

Illustrated three volume work by John Gould FRS, 1863

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Papers of Robert Boyle

Papers, letters, and notebooks of Robert Boyle FRS (1627–1691), one of the founders of modern chemistry

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Early Letters

Scientific letters sent to the Royal Society 1660-1740

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Papers of Howard Florey

Scientific papers and correspondence of Howard Florey FRS (1898-1968), known for his work on penicillin and antibiotics.

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Classified Papers

Papers presented at meetings of Fellows (classified according to scientific area) 1660-1741

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Campi Phlegraei

Observations on the volcanos of the two Sicilies with plates from drawings by William Hamilton, 1776

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Papers of Elsie Widdowson and Robert McCance

Papers relating to pioneering the nutritionists Elsie Widdowson FRS (1906-2000) and Robert McCance FRS (1898-1993)

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Referees’ Reports

Peer review reports on scientific papers submitted to the Royal Society for publication from 1832 onwards

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Botanical paintings by Jacob van Huysum and William Sartorius

A volume of 18th century botanical watercolour paintings

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Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions

Pioneering photographic publication by Anna Atkins, 1843

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New Letter Books

Copies of outgoing letters from officials of the Royal Society 1885-1931

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Papers of Colin Pillinger

Papers on the space research of Colin Pillinger FRS (1943-2014), chiefly concerning early lunar samples

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