Royal Society and Its Fellows,
Hunter, Michael. 1994. The Royal Society and Its Fellows, 1660-1700: The Morphology of an Early Scientific Institution. 2nd edition (Chalfont St. Giles: British Society for the History of Science) 291pp.
ISBN 978-0-906450-09-3 (1994 second edition)
1982 first edition, 1985 reprint, 1994 second edition. This is the 2nd edition.
- full volume (pdf; 104Mb)
- out of print
On the second edition:
“Michael Hunter’s valuable monograph has been improved and revised in this second edition.” It “remains crucial to our accurate understanding of seventeenth-century English science.”
On the second edition: “Michael Hunter’s well-known survey…has now matured into a second edition, with numerous updatings and some revisions.”
– Notes and Records of the Royal Society
“Hunter has produced what will surely become a standard source, a volume to be owned and consulted by anyone interested in seventeenth century science.”
“An unrivalled collection of information about the early fellows and their activities within the Society.”
– English Historical Review