Two books from the library of Sir Hans Sloane

Two books from the library of Sir Hans Sloane
The Byble in Englyshe. [London]: Edward Whitchurch, 1540/1541
(Dean and Chapter of Canterbury)
Sir Hans Sloane MD, FRS, FRCP (1660–1753), was a celebrated 18th-century physician and scientist. He was a royal physician to Queen Anne, George I and George II, and President of the Royal Society from 1727 to 1740. He was also President of the Royal College of Physicians. More importantly (if that is possible) he accumulated one of the largest collections of books of his time, particularly strong in scientific and medical works. Continue reading “Two books from the library of Sir Hans Sloane”

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