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Original blue cloth on flexible card covers with gilt spine title. Originally named Edmund Fiske Green, Fiske took the name of his great-grandfather. A graduate of Harvard, he was refused a teaching position there on the basis of his personal philosophy, so he served as librarian there, instead. Fiske was always an exceptional scholar of languages and history, and his historical writing is broadly known and respected. He is credited with popularizing the theories of Darwin. Born in 1842, he died in 1901. Top edges gilt; front and foot untrimmed. No faults. 105 pp. with bibliography.
Title: John Fiske
Illustrator: Frontispiece Portrait Engraving By John Andrew
Edition: Beacon Biograohies of Eminent Americans
Publisher: Boston, Small, Maynard, & Company: 1906
Binding: Flexible Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 003526
Keywords: NOISBN. Biography. Harvard.