Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley

By: Ames, Mary Leslely

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Blue grey covers with gilt print. Two volume set that is the Knickerbocker Press edition. Volume 2 has crack forming on exterior hinge but not severe. Vol 1 has 526 pages and 15 illustrations, Volume 2 has 562 pages with 15 illustrations and a full index for both volumes. Joseph Peter Lesley (17 September 1819 – 1 June 1903) was an American geologist. He spent three years assisting Henry D. Rogers in the first geological survey of Pennsylvania. He also graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary and was licensed to preach by the presbytery of Philadelphia. He made extensive and important researches in the coal, oil, and iron fields of the United States and Canada and became State geologist of Pennsylvania in 1874.His wife, Susan Inches Lesley (1823-1904), was the daughter of Judge Joseph Lyman, of Northampton, Massachusetts. She married Prof. Lesley in 1849, and devoted herself to the work of organized charities in Philadelphia." Wikipedia Scarce if not rare two volume set. ; Vol. 1 & 2; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Book Title: Life and Letters of Peter and Susan Lesley

Author Name: Ames, Mary Leslely

Categories: Biography,

Edition: First Edition; Various

Publisher: New York And London, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1909

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID or SKU: 62056

Keywords: Biography History Americana Geology RELIGION SCIENCE,