Richard Waller

Burial date: 
January 1, 1715

Waller published The Posthumous Works of Robert Hooke in 1705. He was secretary of the Royal Society for almost 30 years and editor of Philosophical Transactions for a short time between Halley and Sloane.

Leeuwenhoek sent him a copy of the 1687 Anatomia seu interiora rerum, the version with the two misspellings in the title. On one of the flyleaves, Waller wrote:

Ric: Waller
ex dono Authoris

(gift from the author)

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