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Iowa Institute of Science and Arts:

CELEBRATION OF THE HUMBOLDT CENTENNIAL AND OPENING OF THE IOWA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND ARTS, AT DUBUQUE, IOWA, SEPTEMBER 14TH, 1869.

Daily Times Book and Job Printing House, Dubuque: 1869 56pp, stitched and loosened. Title and last page dusted, upper forecorners creased, blank upper forecorner of title leaf torn. Inscription [partly lost by reason of forecorner tear] on title page by H.T. Woodman, Vice President of the Institute. Good to Good+. "The formal opening of the Iowa Institute of Science and Arts, was made on the occasion of the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the birth of Frederich Heinrich Alexander Von Humboldt." The story of the Institute's founding, an explanation of its mission, and a description of the celebration are printed. Addresses of Dr. Hoffbaur, O.P. Shiras [on the life of Humboldt], and others are included, with a list of Members. OCLC locates 16 under two accession numbers. FIRST EDITION. Sabin 34991. Not in Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 19452

Price: $125.00

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