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The Correspondence of Robert Boyle, 1636-1691

The Correspondence of Robert Boyle, 1636-1691

1st Edition

By Lawrence M Principe
August 25, 2001

Robert Boyle (1627-1691) was one of the most influential scientific and theological thinkers of his time. This is the first edition of his correspondence, transcribed from the original manuscripts. It is fully annotated, with an introduction and general index and is a set of 6 volumes covering the ...

The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768–1820, Volume 3

The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768–1820, Volume 3

1st Edition

By Neil Chambers
July 01, 2010

Following his participation in James Cook's circumnavigation in HMS Endeavour (1768-71), Joseph Banks developed an extensive global network of scientists and explorers. His correspondence shows how he developed effective working links with the British Admiralty and with the generation of naval ...

The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768–1820, Volume 5

The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768–1820, Volume 5

1st Edition

By Neil Chambers
July 01, 2012

Following his participation in James Cook's circumnavigation in HMS Endeavour (1768-71), Joseph Banks developed an extensive global network of scientists and explorers. His correspondence shows how he developed effective working links with the British Admiralty and with the generation of naval ...

The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768–1820, Volume 6

The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768–1820, Volume 6

1st Edition

By Neil Chambers
July 01, 2013

Following his participation in James Cook's circumnavigation in HMS Endeavour (1768-71), Joseph Banks developed an extensive global network of scientists and explorers. His correspondence shows how he developed effective working links with the British Admiralty and with the generation of naval ...

The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768–1820, Volume 2

The Indian and Pacific Correspondence of Sir Joseph Banks, 1768–1820, Volume 2

1st Edition

By Neil Chambers
November 01, 2009

Following his participation in James Cook's circumnavigation in HMS Endeavour (1768-71), Joseph Banks developed an extensive global network of scientists and explorers. His correspondence shows how he developed effective working links with the British Admiralty and with the generation of naval ...

The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant, Part VI Major Novels

The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant, Part VI: Major Novels

1st Edition

Edited By Joanne Wilkes, Josie Billington, Elisabeth Jay
July 12, 2016

Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This ...

The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

The Botanic Garden by Erasmus Darwin

1st Edition

Edited By Adam Komisaruk, Allison Dushane
June 30, 2017

The career of Erasmus Darwin (1731-1802) affords an extraordinary glimpse into the intellectual ferment of late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century Britain. As a popular poet, practicing physician, inventor of speaking machines and mechanical birds, essayer of natural history from geology to ...

The Clairmont Family Letters, 1839 - 1889

The Clairmont Family Letters, 1839 - 1889

1st Edition

By Sharon Joffe
August 12, 2016

This edited collection brings together the unpublished letters of the extended Clairmont family, for the first time. The letters, housed in the Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle at the New York Public Library, inform our understanding of the Shelley-Godwin circle through the ...

The Selected Letters of Caroline Norton

The Selected Letters of Caroline Norton

1st Edition

Edited By Ross Nelson, Marie Mulvey-Roberts
November 12, 2019

As the first nineteenth century woman to successfully campaign for women’s rights legislation, Caroline Norton has been comparatively neglected and under-researched. There is, however, a current and growing interest in her life and work. This is a new three volume collection of the correspondence ...

The Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne

The Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne

1st Edition

By Charles L Sligh
January 01, 2021

Selected Letters of Vernon Lee, 1856–1935 Volume II - 1885-1889

Selected Letters of Vernon Lee, 1856–1935: Volume II - 1885-1889

1st Edition

Edited By Sophie Geoffroy, Amanda Gagel
September 17, 2020

Vernon Lee was the pen name of Violet Paget (1856–1935) – a prolific author best known for her supernatural fiction and her radical polemics. She was also an active letter writer whose correspondents include many well-known figures in fin de siècle intellectual circles across Europe. However, until...

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe

The Plays and Poems of Nicholas Rowe

1st Edition

Edited By Stephen Bernard
October 21, 2016

Nicholas Rowe was the first Poet Laureate of the Georgian era. A fascinating and important yet largely overlooked figure in eighteenth-century literature, he is the ‘lost Augustan’. His plays are important both for the way they address the political and social concerns of the day and for reflecting...

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