Published in 1849, these biographies of its presidents reveal the importance of the Royal Society in British intellectual life.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Library Collection - British and Irish History, 19th Century Series
- Product dimensions:
- 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Table of ContentsPreface; 1. The Royal Society, its presidents, and the Royal Society Club; 2. Sir Joseph Banks; 3. Dr. Wollaston; 4. Sir Humphry Davy; 5. Mr. Davies Gilbert; 6. The Duke of Sussex; 7. The Marquis of Northampton; 8. Mr. Alexander Dalrymple, F.R.S. (Hydrographer to the Admirality); 9. Mr. Cavendish; 10. Mr. Smithson Tennant; 11. Dr. Young; 12. Sir Francis Chantrey; 13. Mr. Hatchett.
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