FOX, Caroline. PYM, Horace N. (ed.).
Title: Memories of Old Friends: Being Extracts from the Journals and Letters of Caroline Fox of Penjerrick, Cornwall from 1835 to 1871. First Edition.
Publisher:  Smith, Elder, & Co., London, 1882,
Seller ID: 1365
FOX, Caroline. Memories of Old Friends: Being Extracts from the Journals and Letters of Caroline Fox of Penjerrick, Cornwall from 1835 to 1871. Editedby Horace N. Pym. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 15 Waterloo Place, 1882. Fi rst Edition. Large 8vo (10 1/8" x 7"), frontis. (portrait by Hubert Herkomer, A. R. A), [i] - xxvii,  - 355, pp. Dark brown half morocco, gilt decoration to spine, marbled boards and endpapers, t.e.g. Caroline Fox was the daughter of Robert Were Fox known for his researches on the temperature andmagnetic conditions of the earth, and inventor of the Deflector Dipping Ne edle "which has since been used in all the Arctic Expeditions". Her journals and letters refer to many famous people in the literary, scientific and polar exploration fields, such as Dr. Calvert, Thomas Carlyle, Sir John Franklin, John Stuart Mill, Captain James Ross, Wordsworth, etc. Light wear to edges, else a very good copy in a very nice binding. 225.00