Sir Hans Sloane: Collector, Scientist, Antiquary, Founding Father of the British Museum

Sir Hans Sloane Collector Scientist Antiquary Founding Father of the British Museum Sir Hans Sloane was a considerable figure in his time He was the natural successor to Sir Isaac Newton as President of the Royal Society President of the Royal College of Physicians and the friend of

  • Title: Sir Hans Sloane: Collector, Scientist, Antiquary, Founding Father of the British Museum
  • Author: Arthur MacGregor
  • ISBN: 9780714120850
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • Sir Hans Sloane was a considerable figure in his time He was the natural successor to Sir Isaac Newton as President of the Royal Society, President of the Royal College of Physicians and the friend of John Ray, Robert Boyle and other principal figures in the learned community of his day He was also the author of a major two volume Natural History of Jamaica, the result oSir Hans Sloane was a considerable figure in his time He was the natural successor to Sir Isaac Newton as President of the Royal Society, President of the Royal College of Physicians and the friend of John Ray, Robert Boyle and other principal figures in the learned community of his day He was also the author of a major two volume Natural History of Jamaica, the result of personal fieldwork on the island while a young man.

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