1854 My Schools and Schoolmasters; or, The Story of My Education
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Early Edition, Leather Binding, Rebound
A nice copy of this autobiography by Hugh Miller, a self-taught geologist. In this work, Miller draws on hist own life to create an autobiographical Now considered one of Scotland's most influential Victorian palaeontologists, making several new discoveries including the Silurian Sea Scorpion. In this work, Miller made several new discoveries in palaeontology, including several Silurian Sea Despite no academic credentials, Miller made several new discoveries in palaeontology and was one of Scotland's most influential Victorian palaeontologists. In this work, Miller draws on his own life to provide an educational treatise to help those who need or wish to teach themselves. Bookplate of prior owner Egerton Parker to the front pastedown. Ink inscription to title page, from an 'M. J. C Meiklejohn, to mother. Dec. 5. 1894'. Five pages of advertisements for other works by Miller to the rear. Binder's sticker to rear pastedown. Bound by 'J. Cook & Sons, St Andrews'.
Rebound in a quarter calf binding over marbled boards. Externally, very smart, with just a little discolouration of the calf towards the spine. Front hinge is starting, but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are a little age-toned and generally clean with the odd mark.
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