The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher and Minor Prophet of Democracy (the first trade edition), in 2 volumes, complete
By Jordan, David Starr
Pp. xxviii, (1), 710, (1); xxviii, (1), 906, (1); 2 frontispiece portrait plates, 110 illustrations (black-and-white photos, maps, line-drawings). Publisher’s original dark green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt signature of Jordan on the front covert, top page edge is in gilt, thick sm 4to. This is the first trade edition – the only edition that precedes this is the signed limited edition. David Starr Jordan was an American ichthyologist, educator, eugenicist, and peace activist. He was president of Indiana University and was the founding president of Stanford University (from Wiki). This massive work is record of his life and his friendships. No ownership marks and no signs of use.
|Publisher||World Book Company|
|Publisher Place||Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||2|
|Condition Description||A bright and clean copy in fine condition.|