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FROST, John (1803--1840)
[Oration. 1827]
An oration, delivered before the Medico-Botanical Society of London, at the commencement of their eighth session, Friday, 12th October, 1827; by John Frost, F.A.S. F.L.S. F.H.S. ... Dedicated by permission to H.R.H. the Duke of Clarence.
London: published by Treuttel, Würtz, Treuttel, Jun., & Richter, booksellers to the Society. Printed by J. Wilson, printer to the Society, 1827.
29, [1] p. ; 24.5 cm. (4º)

For the charlatanesque career of John Frost, who founded the Medico-Botanical Society of London in 1821, see the DNB. Frost's 1828 Oration is also in Soane's library (q.v.). Soane had been sent a prospectus of the Society (q.v.) with an invitation to join in July 1827 and received his certificate of membership dated 9th November 1827 in due course. (Archive V.D.6/2).

Copy Notes Bound (4) in a collection of orations and addresses.

Binding Later C19th half morocco-grained brown cloth, grey paper boards, spine direct-lettered in gilt 'Orations & Addresses 1821--1836', numbered '54' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 1283


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