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The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher and Minor Prophet of Democracy (the signed limited edition), in 2 volumes, complete.

Jordan, David Starr

Published by Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York: World Book Company, . First edition., 1922
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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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 one-quarter black morocco leather over black cloth-covered boards, spine is lettered in gilt, front cover has embossed oval portrait of Jordan, top page edge in gilt, outer page edges are deckled, with the original printed dust jackets, lettered in black on the spine, and with embossed oval portrait of Jordan on the front cover, thick sm 4to. This edition was limited to 390 numbered copies, each signed by Jordan and printed on handmade paper and specially bound in leather over cloth; this is copy no. 96. 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 a record of his life and his friendships. No ownership marks. A touch of light edge wear to the bindings, the complete dust jackets have some closed vertical tears that have been repaired, spines of dust jackets lightly sunned, some pages are uncut and unopened; a tight, bright and clean copy in near fine condition in near fine dust jackets. Bookseller Inventory # 6291

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Title: The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a ...

Publisher: Yonkers-on-Hudson, New York: World Book Company, . First edition.

Publication Date: 1922

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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