The Lost World of James Smithson Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian. Heather Ewing.

The Lost World of James Smithson Science, Revolution, and the Birth of the Smithsonian

Hardcover, New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2007. First Edition; First Printing. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. "Drawing on unpublished letters and diaries from archives across Europe and the United States - including the entirety of the Smithsonian's archive - Heather Ewing paints the fullest picture to date of James Smithson and his compelling story." Ships same or next business day. Spine is slightly skewed and loose. Small bump on spine tail. Overall, pages are clean and tight. Dust jacket protected in archival cover. DJ has minimal edge and shelf wear. Small creases on top corners and head edges of flaps. ; B&W and Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 432 pages. [Item #71217]

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