Bookplates of Linda Hall Library and Herbert McLean Evans, with a third bookplate beneath, inside front cover of our copy of Isaac Newton, Opticks, 1704 (Linda Hall Library)

Bookplates of Linda Hall Library and Herbert McLean Evans, with a third bookplate beneath, inside front cover of our copy of Isaac Newton, Opticks, 1704 (Linda Hall Library)

Herbert McLean Evans

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Herbert McLean Evans, an American research physician and anatomist, was born Sep. 23, 1882, in Modesto, California. Evans attended the University of California at Berkeley as an...

Jean-Étienne Guettard


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Girolamo Cardano


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Georg Markgraf


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Florin Périer


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Harry Daghlian


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Alexander von Humboldt


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Andrea Mantegna


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Karl Cäsar von Leonhard


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Augustin-Pyramis de Candolle


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Willard Libby


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John Kidd

John Kidd, an English geologist, died Sep. 7, 1851, just shy of his 75th birthday (which would have been Sep. 10).

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Walter Granger


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