Book #13446

The Lost World Of James Smithson - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Heather Ewing
The Lost World Of James Smithson - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Heather Ewing.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: Bloomsbury, 2007.
ISBN: 1596910291

A beautiful first printing of this first edition copy in unread Very Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author Heather Ewing directly on the title page.

In the mid 1830s, Englishman James Smithson had left all his fortune to found in Washington, '"an establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men". Heather Ewing masterfully portraits Smithson and the birth of one of the largest museums and research complexes in the world at the beginning of the 21st century.

Price: $69.00

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