Robert Sibbald to Hans Sloane – February 22, 1709
Item infoDate: February 22, 1709 Author: Robert Sibbald Recipient: Hans Sloane
Library: British Library, London Manuscript: Sloane MS 4041 Folio: ff. 298-299
Sibbald discusses the costs of producing his new book and the subscription model he will use to fund it. Sibbald was a physician and a geographer. He was physician to James VII (Charles W. J. Withers, Sibbald, Sir Robert (16411722), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, May 2006 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/25496, accessed 19 June 2013]).