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Book - Sir James Edward Smith MD FRS PLS First President of the Linnean Society

Book - Sir James Edward Smith MD FRS PLS First President of the Linnean Society

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A biographical introduction to James Edward Smith

This pamphlet tells the story of Smith’s personal and professional life, which creates a picture of eighteenth-century societal values and scientific endeavours.

Charting his childhood, studies, travel, experience and entrepreneurial pursuits, we arrive at Smith’s founding of the Linnean Society. We learn of life in London and Norwich, Smith’s career and his professional highlights.

For a more detailed biography consider Lord Treasurer of Botany, the definitive biographical work on the Society’s founder, Sir James Edward Smith (1759–1828).

ISBN: 0950630718

Author: Margot Walker

Images: 15 black and white reproductions

Size: 246 x 185 x 5 mm. 0.19kg

Format: Paperback

Provenance: Printed in the UK

Publisher: The Linnean Society


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