Sir Hans Sloane (1660 - 1753)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Physician, and collector.
Sir Hans Sloane
A Voyage To the Islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers And Jamaica, With The Natural History Of The Herbs and Trees, Four-footed Beasts, Fishes, Birds, Insects, Reptiles &c Of the last of those Islands: To which is prefix'd An Introduction, Wherein is an Account of the Inhabitants, Air, Waters, Diseases, Trade, &c of that Place, with some Relations concerning the Neighbouring Continent, and Islands of America. Illustrated With The Figures of the Things describ'd, which have not been heretofore engraved; In large Copper-Plates as big as the Life. By Hans Sloane, M.D. Fellow of the College of Physicians and Secretary of the Royal-Society. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. (II.) ... - London:: 1707.(-1725.)