Lot 73 of 515:
Life of James H. Coffin 1881 inscribed  

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$200 - $300

Title:
Life of James H. Coffin, for Twenty-seven Years Professor of Mathematics and Astronomy in Lafayette College; Member of the National Academy of Sciences, and Other Learned Bodies; Discoverer of the Laws which Govern the Winds of the Globe
Author:
Clyde, John Cunningham
Place:
[n.p.]
Publisher:
Easton
Date:
1881
Description:

373 + [3] ad pp. With portrait frontispiece and illustrations. (8vo), half morocco and textured cloth, gilt-lettered spine, coated brown endpapers. First Edition.

Scarce biography of James Henry Coffin, mathematician, meteorologist, and educator. Inscribed on the front  flyleaf in 1881 by Selden J Coffin, son and successor to his father as Professor of Mathematics at Lafayette.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some light rubbing to extremities; else near fine.
 
Item number:
303598a
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