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

Wistar, Isaac Jones

Published by The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, 1937
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Second edition (following a privately printed two-volume set in 1914). 528 pages. Folding map. The adventures of a gold seeker in California, who saw gunfights, mutiny on the high seas, and later became a lawyer. 'Largely devoted to the opening and development of the West from 1849 to 1860, in which Wistar played a conspicuous part before achieving fame and fortune in Pennsylvania'--Howes US-iana W598. See also Kurutz's The California Gold Rush, 691b. First edition thus. Very good in a very good, spine faded dust jacket showing some loss at the corners. Bookseller Inventory # 45229

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Title: Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar, 1827-...
Publisher: The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology
Publication Date: 1937
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition Thus.

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Isaac Jones Wistar
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Book Description Harper & Bros., New York, 1937. Cloth. Book Condition: Near Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Original navy blue cloth which shows only slight scuffing to a few places, slightly age tone, else a near very good copy. Frontis., illus., appendix, index, fold-out map, 530p. Some uncut pages. Wistar was an officer in the 71st Pennsylvania Volunteers. Bookseller Inventory # 001478

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Book Description Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Second Edition. Large 8vo 9" - 10. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Rich blue cloth covers, very handsomely and sturdily produced, with sharp and distinct gilt lettering of title to cover and spine. Fully intact dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped, but machine-clipped, sunned. Heavy, oversized, thick quarto volume. viii + 528 pp, including a frontispiece portrait of Wistar, lots of photos, a fold-out map, an appendix, an index. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. Bookseller Inventory # 324891

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Book Description Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia PA, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Bookplate. Cover has edge wear and rubbing. Front hinge has been neatly repaired although there is a 2" section of spine cloth exposed. Paper over rear hinge beginning to split. Page block is tight and clean. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 528 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 90471

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Book Description The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia, 1937. Hardcover. Reprint. Small quarto. 528 pp. Fold-out map. Very good with owner inscription and light foxing to page edges, lacking the dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 352333

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Book Description Harper & Brothers, New York, 1937. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth (hardcover); 531pp, folding map. Old paste stains to front endpapers from bookplate; mild fading to spine, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # q000433

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Book Description Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology,, Philadelphia:, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Fold-out map. First edition. Minor shelf wear and aging, else very good in blue buckram binding with gilt lettering. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 53656

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Book Description Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1937. Book Condition: Good. Later printing. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 528 pages + 7 plates and fold-out map. A good copy overall; interior very good, binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed with a touch of dampstaining at the top fore-edge which does not affect text; exterior is moderately shelf worn, with light dampstaining visible at the fore-edge margin and top fore-edge. A good reading copy. Bookseller Inventory # 25403

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Book Description Wistar Institute of Anatomy & Bi, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex library copy with minimal markings, end page not removed. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001175436

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Book Description Wistar Institute of Anatomy & Biology Philadelphia, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Cover rubbed, soiled, VG/none. Wistar born Philadelphia, Haverford College, Doctor Science University of Pennsylvania, California 1849, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry in Civil War, lawyer, Inspector Pennsylvania State Penitentiary, founded Wistar Institute in honor of Caspar Wistar. Philadelphia: Wistar Institute of Anatomy & Biology, 1937. vii,528 pages. Folding map, 8 plates. 10.25 x 7.25", gold lettered blue cloth, no dj. Cover rubbed, soiled, VG/none. Bookseller Inventory # 62441

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Book Description The Wister Institute of Anatomy and Biology, 1937. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Clipped DJ is lightly soiled, now in mylar; interior is very clean and tight; Near fine. Bookseller Inventory # 005011

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