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De triomftocht der wetenschap [published in UK and USA as "Science Marches On: The Origin, Progress and Significance of Scientific Knowledge")

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De triomftocht der wetenschap [published in UK and USA as "Science Marches On: The Origin, Progress and Significance of Scientific Knowledge")

by Shepherd, Walter

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  • Hardcover
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'S-Gravenhage, Netherlands: H. P. Leopold`s Uitgevers-Maatschappij, 1940. Oversized hardcover without dust jacket, 365 pages including 187 Figures (drawings), plus XL Plates (black-and-white photographs);---text in Dutch---;very gently used, tight in binding, cover edges and corners have hardly a trace of shelf wear, front cover gilt lettering very bright and clear but spine gilt lettering faded and rubbed to obscurity, foxing to top and fore edges and also dust speckling to top edge, tiny bookplates inside both covers designed by previous owner (Dutch-Canadian silhouette artist and graphic designer Hans-Detlev Voss who still lived and worked in The Netherlands during the 1930s/1940s; this is his personal copy acquired from his estate), all Plates and facing pages have light foxing, but all other page very clean and unmarked, remarkably fresh and white for cheap wartime paper. Check all of our Dutch language books by using the Keywords "text in Dutch".. Hard Cover. Very Good.

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Bookseller
Eric James CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
040011
Title
De triomftocht der wetenschap [published in UK and USA as "Science Marches On: The Origin, Progress and Significance of Scientific Knowledge")
Author
Shepherd, Walter
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
H. P. Leopold`s Uitgevers-Maatschappij
Place of Publication
'S-Gravenhage, Netherlands
Date published
1940
Keywords
SCIENCE BIOGRAPHY DUTCH HOLLAND NETHERLANDS Latin America Central South Néerlandais / Niederländisch Nederlands Dutch Travel history
Bookseller catalogs
History; Science; Rare Books;

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