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SATURDAY LECTURES. No. 8. HOW WE SEE. A LECTURE DELIVERED IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 29, 1882 by  Swan M Burnett - Paperback - Signed First Edition - 1882 - from W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera and Biblio.com

SATURDAY LECTURES. No. 8. HOW WE SEE. A LECTURE DELIVERED IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 29, 1882

by Burnett, Swan M

Condition: Very good


[Washington, D. C.]: Judd & Detweiler, 1882. First Edition. Softcover. Very good. [1882] 25 pp. Original printed self-wrappers, stitched. Inscribed, "Compliments of the Author," and institutional numerical inscription on title page. Early vertical fold. Uneven toning in title page. Overall very good.

Scarce work by an important American opthalmologist. Swan Moses Burnett (1847-1906) was the first professor of opthalmology at Georgetown University; he was also anoted collected of art and books. His first wife was Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of THE SECRET GARDEN and LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. The two divorced in 1898. OCLC locates one copy of this lecture, at the Smithsonian.

  • Bookseller: W. C. Baker Rare Books & Ephemera US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 633
  • Title: SATURDAY LECTURES. No. 8. HOW WE SEE. A LECTURE DELIVERED IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM, WASHINGTON, D.C., APRIL 29, 1882
  • Author: Burnett, Swan M
  • Format/binding: Softcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Judd & Detweiler
  • Place: [Washington, D. C.]
  • Date published: 1882
  • Keywords: medicine, eyesight, vision, ephemera, pamphlet
  • Bookseller catalogs: Medicine; Science;


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