Hunter, Michael. "Early Problems in Professionalizing Scientific Research: Nehemiah Grew (1641-1712) and the Royal Society, with an Unpublished Letter to Henry Oldenburg." Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London. 36 (1982): 189-209.
- "As this illustrates, in this as in so much else, the Royal Society suffered in the Restoration period from a gap between reputation and reality." (196)
Anatomy of Plants as Grew's last major scientific work; end of active research for Royal Society