Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar, 1827-1905: Half A Century in War and Peace: Wistar, Isaac ...

Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar, 1827-1905: Half A Century in War and Peace

Wistar, Isaac Jones

Published by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia, PA, 1937
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2nd Printing; 528 clean, unmarked pages; Deckle edges, 6 plates, folding map; black c w/gilt titles; dj w/lite chipping, price clipped, in mylar; Wistar's autobiography is "largely devoted to the opening and development of the far West from 1849 to 1860, in which Wistar played a conspicuous part before achieving fame and fortune in Pennsylvania.". His early manhood was spent adventurously in the West as a muleteer, trapper, and gold miner. In the Civil War he was a brigadier general in the Union army and was wounded four times. After the war he made his fortune by financing railroad building. He established the Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology in Philadelphia Size: 4 vo. Bookseller Inventory # 106392

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Title: Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar, 1827-...

Publisher: Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia, PA

Publication Date: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: B/W illustrations, fold-out map in back of 'Sketch Map of Route Across Continent In 1849'

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st.

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