Marc Isambard Brunel

Hats off to 2017!

4 January 2017 by

New Year greetings from the Royal Society Library team. Our doors are now open again after the festive break, and…

Seth Ward

Pies and piety

16 May 2016 by

Does the name Seth Ward ring any bells with you?     He’s one of those early Fellows of the…

Image from Agrippa 'De occulta philosophia', 1533

Newton’s dog-ears

16 October 2015 by

What are the quickest ways of getting into a librarian’s bad books? Well, there are the usual clichés – the…