Back catalogues

28 January 2020 by

I have already confessed here and here to a benign obsession with the catalogues of the Royal Society collections. Today’s…

Flea treatment

22 October 2019 by

It seems fair to say that Robert Hooke’s Micrographia is one of the most iconic volumes of our collections. As…

In the margins

13 August 2019 by

In a previous blogpost, I described my semi-successful hunt through the records of the Royal Society for a chameleon owned…