Item No: #308261 The Interpretation of Nature. Nathaniel Southgate Shaler.
The Interpretation of Nature
The Interpretation of Nature

Inscribed by the Harvard Geologist

The Interpretation of Nature

Notes: A course of lectures exploring the connections between natural history and theology, given by the Harvard geology professor to Andover Theological Seminary in 1891 and first published here.

xi, 305 pages.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing, with matching dates on the title and copyright pages). A very good copy in the publisher's green cloth binding. Inscribed by the author, "C. H. Borstell, Esq., with the affectionate regard of N. S. Shaler." Books signed by Shaler are uncommon. This copy formerly belonged to the Harvard paleontologist and leading evolutionary theorist Stephen Jay Gould, with a bookplate denoting the provenance on the front free endpaper.

Publication: Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1893.

Item No: #308261