Author:[Gilbert Grosvenor, Alexander Graham Bell] Dewar, Douglas; Frank Finn

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The Making of Species [with the Bookplate of Gilbert Grosvenor and Library Stamp of Alexander Graham Bell]

By: [Gilbert Grosvenor, Alexander Graham Bell] Dewar, Douglas; Frank Finn

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London/New York, John Lane The Bodley Head/John Lane Company: 1909

Seller ID: 2833

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, top edge gilt, 15 by 22.8 cm, xix 400 pp., 15 illus. Heavy fading on the spine with chips and tears at the head of the spine; small stain on the front cover; passages underlined in pencil throughout. This copy contains not only the armorial bookplate of Gilbert Grosvenor on the front pastedown, but a “Library of Alexander Graham Bell” stamp on the ffep as well. Linked by business and by marriage, this volume sat in both men’s libraries. “Grosvenor was hired by the president of the National Geographic Society, the inventor Alexander Graha... View more info