A JOURNAL OF RAMBLINGS THROUGH THE HIGH SIERRA OF CALIFORNIA By the University Excursion Party
first editionHard Cover with Dust Jacket
by Le Conte, Joseph (SIGNED From the Library of A. E. Gunther)
San Francisco: The Sierra Club/ Taylor & Taylor, 1930. First Edition. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. Near Fine/Good. Octavo. Limited to 1500 copies. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON THE FFEP A.E. GUNTHER/ THE HAGUE/ MARCH 1931. 152pp. Bound in 1/4 cream cloth over blue paper covered boards, printed paper spine label, in original plain paper dust jacket, with a half inch loss at foot of spine, and a larger chip on rear panel; a very nice copy. Albert Everard Gunther's interest was the history of the Natural History Museum, London, where his grandfather Albert Günther was a Keeper. His two books about the Natural History Museum (1975 and 1980) are useful contributions to the burgeoning subject of museum history, and were followed by a study of the eighteenth-century scientific antiquary Thomas Birch (published in 1984).[Sphaera newsletter]. A nice association copy.
(Inventory #: 3598)
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