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Memoir of Edward Forbes, F.R.S. Late Regius Professor Of Natural History In The University Of Edinburgh
Macmillan and Co, Cambridge 1861 - Some rubbing to leather on spine. Ends of spine and corners of boards rubbed. 1/2" loss of leather at top corner of rear board. 1/4" loss of leather to top corner of front board and to bottom corner of rear board. Heavy rubbing to leather at edges of boards. 5" tear to one leaf (pages 17 to 18), repaired with archival paper tape.; x, 589 pages + frontis. Half-calf with gilt decoration and five raised bands on spine. Marbled boards, endpapers and page edges. Contents: "The Isle of Man; Infancy-Childhood-Youth; False Start As An Artist-First Residence In London; Academic Student Life In Edinburgh; A Year Of Student Life In Edinburgh; Abandonment Of Medicine As A Profession-Adoption Of Natural History As A Permanent Vocation; Student Clubs; Vacation Rambles; His First Years As A Professed Naturalist; The Aegean Sea; Life In London As Curator Of The Geological Society, And Professor Of Botany In King's College; The Geological Survey; The Geological Survey Continued-His Marriage; The Geological Survey And The School Of Mines; The Chair Of Natural History At Edinburgh."; 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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