The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science (Richard Holmes)

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science (Richard Holmes) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Science shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London: HarperPress, 2008, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs; Colour frontispiece; References; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;

From the cover: When young Joseph Banks stepped onto a Tahitian beach in 1769, he hoped to discover Paradise. Inspired by the scientific ferment sweeping through Britain, the botanist had sailed with Captain Cook on his first Endeavour voyage in search of new worlds and in the spirit of what master biographer…

Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Pages lightly age-tanned.

Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XXI] 554 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

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