John Fiske

By: Perry, Thomas Sergeant

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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

Author Name: Perry, Thomas Sergeant

Illustrator: Frontispiece Portrait Engraving By John Andrew

Categories: Biography,

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

Seller ID: 003526

Keywords: NOISBN. Biography. Harvard.