The Tactless Philosopher: Johann Reinhold Forster (1729 -98)

Hoare, Michael E

Published by The Hawthorn Press, 1976
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Signed by author on title page wth authors own plate, also inlcudes a 1983 letter signed by the author. Clean black cloth cover with gilt titles. Moderate rubbed wear to bottom boards edges. Small indent to head of rear board edge. Very faint few only foxing to head edge. Owners bookplate to fep. Thin verticle residue to rear ep. A few pages with thin ink line to margin edge otherwise clean content. B&w illustrations, binding tight. 419p Dj: moderate rubbing and scratches, light soiling. Head & bottom spine with creasing and chips. Head & bottom of flaps spine with small creasing. Bookseller Inventory # 028883

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Title: The Tactless Philosopher: Johann Reinhold ...
Publisher: The Hawthorn Press
Publication Date: 1976
Binding: Hb
Book Condition: VG
Dust Jacket Condition: VG
Signed: Author
Edition: First Edition.

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FORSTER, Johann Reinhold (1729-1798)] HOARE, Michael E.
Published by Hawthorn Press. 1976., Melbourne: (1976)
ISBN 10: 0725601213 ISBN 13: 9780725601218
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Book Description Hawthorn Press. 1976., Melbourne:, 1976. 8vo. [14], x, 419, [1] pp. Black gilt-stamped cloth, dust jacket; jacket spine faded. Very good. ISBN: 0725601213 "Johann Reinhold Forster, German pastor and scientist, accompanied Captain James Cooks accompanied Captain James Cook's second voyage to the Pacific. Forster, accompanied by his son, was selected to join the expedition following a disagreement between Joseph Banks and the Royal Society. The observations made by both Forster and his son were invaluable in the understanding of Pacific Islander life and the botany and geography of this hitherto unknown region. / Cook's second voyage was the voyage that cemented his reputation as a navigator. Although the Endeavour voyage of 1769-71 confirmed that New Zealand was an archipelago and charted the east coast of Australia, some members of the Royal Society still believed in the existence of a Terra Australis incognita, an unknown southern continent. Cook was commanded to find this continent in a new expedition with the ships HMS Resolution and HMS Adventure." [Royal Collection Trust]. Seller Inventory # PW1265

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HOARE, Michael E.
Published by Melbourne. 1976. Hawthorn Press. (1976)
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Book Description Melbourne. 1976. Hawthorn Press., 1976. 1st Ed. (16), X, 418 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 1 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illust. (7 portraits). Eps: Map of those parts of the Astracan Government upon the river Wolga. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed/chipped around edges and spine somewhat sunned, o/wise book is in fine condition. 25 x 16. First biography of the German naturalist who sailed on HMS Resolution during the 2nd voyage of discovery of Captain Cook (1772-1775). ISBN: 0725601213. Seller Inventory # 66754

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