Harvard University Press. Hardcover. Cambridge, 1952. 8vo, publisher's maroon cloth, 385 + 462 pp. The scarce first edition of this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of physician, entrepreneur, and educator Edmund Pendleton. An excellent set, nearly fine, with some bookplate residue on front free endpapers else fine. Lacking the jackets. "[Pendleton] made an impact upon the lives of his fellow citizens in a variety of capacities. His early efforts to introduce modern scientific techniques into the production of agricultural fertilizer anticipated the role that state experimental stations would increasingly play in the late nineteenth century." . Very Good. 1952. First Edition. (Inventory #: SET3301)
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