Lot 127 of 438:
Millard Fillmore's copy of Cuvier's essay on catastrophism  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$330
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
A Discourse on the Revolutions of the Surface of the Globe - Millard Fillmore's copy

Author:
Cuvier, G.

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
Carey & Lea

Date:
1831

Description:

iv, 252, +4, 4 ad pp. Illustrated. (12mo) period full calf, leather spine label. First American Edition.

First American edition of Cuvier's important essay on catastrophism. With the ownership signature of Millard Fillmore on the front pastedown endpaper, shelf location on title page (D.3) perhaps also in Fillmore's hand.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Binding worn, spine label chipped, joints cracked; later owner's name on front flyleaf foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
292179
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