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By: Bigsby, John J.
Publisher: London, John van Voorst: 1868
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 015070
Small quarto, frontispiece map, pp lii, 214, endpapers a little foxed and blotched, otherwise clean internally, pages bruised at the lower and upper inner corners near the spine, original cloth-backed boards, slightly worn and soiled, spine slightly torn at the head. VERY SCARCE. [Bigsby was an English physician who became known for his work on geology, an interest developed while on military service in Lower and Upper Canada, during 1818 to 1826. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society. In 1850, he published a lively book, The Shoe and Canoe, recounting his life and travels in... View more info