[The Royal Society.] Four printed documents relating to the 289th Anniversary Dinner at the Dorchester Hotel, London: Copies of speeches by the President, Professor E. D. Adrian, and Viscount Portal of Hungerford; Menu; and 'Plan of Tables'.

The Royal Society, London [289th Anniversary Dinner, Dorchester Hotel, London]; Professor Edgar Douglas Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, Nobel Prize winner; Charles Portal, 1st Viscount Portal of Hungerford
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[The Royal Society, London.] Dinner held on St Andrew's Day [30 November] 1951, at the Dorchester Hotel, London. 'Plan of Tables' printed by Headley Brothers Ltd, 109 Kingsway, London, WC2, and Ashford, Kent.
SKU: 15917

The four items in good condition, lightly-aged. ONE: 'The Royal Society | Speech of the President, Professor E. D. Adrian, O.M., at the Anniversary Dinner, Dorchester Hotel, on 30 November 1951.' Duplicated typescript. 5pp., short 8vo. On five leaves stapled together. TWO: 'The Royal Society | Speech by the Viscount Portal of Hungerford at the Anniversary Dinner on 30 November 1951'. 6pp., long 8vo. Duplicated typescript. On six leaves stapled together. THREE: Cover reads: 'The Royal Society | Professor E. D. Adrian, O.M. | President | Anniversary Dinner | Dorchester Hotel | St. Andrew's Day, 1951 | Plan of Tables'. 8pp., 8vo. In card wraps. Nicely printed in red and black. Large crest of the Royal Society in red on front. FOUR: Cover reads: 'THE ROYAL SOCIETY | 289th Anniversary | Dinner | Professor E. D. Adrian, O.M. | Presiding | St Andrew's Day, 1951 | Dorchester Hotel, London'. 4pp., 12mo. Card bifolium. Printed in red and black in the same style as Item Three, and evidently also the work of Headly Brothers Ltd. Small crest of the Royal Society in red on front. All four items are scarce, with none appearing on COPAC.