Life and Writings of Ebenezer Porter Mason; Interpreted with Hints to Parents and Instructors on the Training and Education of a Child of Genius.


FIRST EDITION. Small 6to. 252 pp. Dark brown cloth, blind stamped decorative covers, gilt-stamped spine title; rubbed; pages foxed. Former library copy, Essex Inst. (covers left unmarked). Very good. Inked presentation inscription: "Mr. F. Alvord - From the Author, Yale College, Feb. 1855." Covers stamped "Elles & Middlebrook Binders". The appendix features an account by Amasa Holcomb of the founding and growth of his telescope manufacturing business. First Edition.

Title: Life and Writings of Ebenezer Porter Mason; Interpreted with Hints to Parents and Instructors on the Training and Education of a Child of Genius.

Author Name: [MASON, Ebenezer Porter (1819-1840)] OLMSTED, Denison (1791-1859).

Categories: Astronomy,

Publisher: New York:, Dayton & Newman, 1842.: 1842

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: Z1459

Keywords: Astronomy