Collected General Papers 1874-1887 of A.S. Packard
By Packard, Alpheus S.
Pp. 270+, some figures, photos, one large folding map. Nineteenth century cloth, black morocco spine label lettered in gilt, some original wrappers bound in, lg 8vo. This is a private collection of offprints, typewritten manuscripts and one handwritten manuscript that was likely assembled by A.S. Packard. Some of the manuscripts have marginal ink annotations in an old hand, likely that of Packard. The twelve papers in this collection cover the following topics: transformation of the common house fly (offprint), former connection of Brazil and Africa (manuscript), glacier marks in Labrador (offprint), physical geography of Labrador (offprint), insects of Labrador (offprint), insects (manuscript), a short history of creation (hand-written manuscript by Packard?), memoir of Henry James Clark (offprint), memoir of Jeffries Wyman (offprint), memoir of Charles Valentine Riley (manuscript), memorial of Professor Alpheus Hyatt (offprint), Alpheus Hyatt (offprint). A rare collection of papers – some may represent unpublished material.
|Publisher Place||Various publishers|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
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|Condition Description||Some edge wear to cloth, contents are bright and clean, a tight, very good copy.|