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ORIGINS OF MODERNITY

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Sprat, Thomas (1635-1713)
Observations on Monsieur de Sorbier's Voyage into England : written to Dr. Wren, Professor of Astronomy in Oxford
London : printed for John Martyn, and James Allestry ..., 1665

Image of Sprat's Observations on Monsieur de Sorbier's Voyage into England

Provided a further defence by Sprat of the activities of the early Royal Society. It was addressed to Christopher Wren (architect of St Paul's) then professor of mathematics at Oxford and a supporter of the early Royal Society.

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