The Story of the Peasant-Boy Philosopher; or, "A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea- Shore". (Founded on the Early Life of Ferguson, the Shepherd-Boy Astronomer, and Intended to Show How a Poor Lad Became Acquainted with the Principles of Natural Science). Henry Mayhew.
The Story of the Peasant-Boy Philosopher; or, "A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea- Shore". (Founded on the Early Life of Ferguson, the Shepherd-Boy Astronomer, and Intended to Show How a Poor Lad Became Acquainted with the Principles of Natural Science) .

The Story of the Peasant-Boy Philosopher; or, "A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea- Shore". (Founded on the Early Life of Ferguson, the Shepherd-Boy Astronomer, and Intended to Show How a Poor Lad Became Acquainted with the Principles of Natural Science) .

New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1864. Hardcover. Item #31933

500pp + 4, 3 [1]p of publisher's advertisements. Blue cloth stamped in blind on the sides, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Pale yellow endpapers. Six inserted plates with illustrations, one foldout plate with constellations, and many in-text illustrations. Contemporary inscription in pencil and small bookstore label on the front free endpaper. Short closed tear to spine head, light wear to extremities. Internally fairly clean. A very good copy. ; 16mo.

Price: $50.00