William Roscoe, On the Origin and Vicissitudes of Literature, Science and Art, and their Influence on the Present State of Society (1817)
An edition prepared to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the delivery of Roscoe’s address at the opening of the Liverpool Royal Institution in a public reading at the School of the Arts, November 2017, and the exhibition, ‘Roscoe’s University: Liverpool Royal Institution 1817-2017’, in the Sydney Jones Library, University of Liverpool:
Edited by Paul Baines and Greg Lynall, Department of English, University of Liverpool.
The edition can be downloaded here: On the Origin and Vicissitudes of Literature, Science and Art
From William Roscoe, Monandrian Plants of the Order Scitamineae: Chiefly Drawn from Living Specimens in the Botanical Gardens at Liverpool (Liverpool: G. Smith, 1828)