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8vo. x, (xi), 341 pp. Gravure frontis. port. of Pengelly with facsimile autograph and tissue guard, 10 plates, index. Maroon cloth, gilt-stamped spine title; cloth torn around spine ends, extremities a bit rubbed with small water-stain to front cover, inner hinges cracked. Good +. First edition. Signed presentation from the editor (Pengelly's daughter): "From the Writer, Hester Julian." Pengelly, as his correspondence reveals, was an active correspondent with many of the great and minor scientific people of his day, including a number of astronomers. Hester Pengelly married Henry Forbes Julian, who perished on the Titanic. First Edition.
Title: A Memoir of William Pengelly, of Torquay, F.R.S., Geologist, with a Selection from His Correspondence. With a Summary of His Scientific Work by the Rev. Professor Bonney.
Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1897.: 1897
lbs: 3.00 lbs
Seller ID: Z1540