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.


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.

Author Name: [PENGELLY, William (1812-1894)] JULIAN, Hester [nee PENGELLY] (ed.).

Categories: Astronomy,

Publisher: London:, John Murray, 1897.: 1897

Inscription: Signed

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: Z1540

Keywords: Astronomy