Sprigge, Samuel Squire

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Sir (Samuel) Squire Sprigge (1860–1937); medical editor and author.

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Sir (Samuel) Squire Sprigge (1860–1937; Oxford DNB); medical editor and author. Editor of The Lancet (1909); published articles on art and medicine, and books on medicine and the history of publishing. Appointed Secretary to the Society in 1889, taking over from James Stanley Little. Succeeded by George Herbert Thring in 1892. Chaired the Price of Novels Sub-Committee from 1909.

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Bassano, Alexander. Portrait of Sir (Samuel) Squire Sprigge. Whole-Plate Glass Negative. 1921. NPG x120785 © National Portrait Gallery, London. https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw61726/Sir-Samuel-Squire-Sprigge.

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“Sprigge, Samuel Squire,” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed June 16, 2024, https://historysoa.com/people/Sprigge-Samuel-Squire.

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