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John Arbuthnot

Doctor, Author (1667 — 27-Feb-1735)


George Atherton Aitken. The Life and Works of John Arbuthnot. Oxford: Clarendon Press. 1892.

Lester M. Beattie. John Arbuthnot: Mathematician and Satirist. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1935. 432pp.

Murdock Matheson. Dr. John Arbuthnot and the Satire on Science in His Day. 1960. 80pp.

Angus Ross (editor). The Correspondence of Dr. John Arbuthnot. Paderborn and Munich: Fink. 2006. 547pp.

Robert C. Steensma. Dr. John Arbuthnot. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1979. 146pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.57)

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.20)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.11)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.45)

  9. British Authors Before 1800 (p.11)

  10. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.22)

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