Addresses at the Complimentary Dinner to Dr. Benjamin Apthorp Gould. Benjamin Apthorp Gould.

Addresses at the Complimentary Dinner to Dr. Benjamin Apthorp Gould

Lynn, Mass. press of Thos. P. Nichols, 1885. 8vo, pp. 40; original green printed wrappers; staple-bound; fine. Technically an octavo in 1/2. Benjamin Apthorp Gould (1824-1896) was an American astronomer known for establishing the Astronomical Journal and founding the Argentine National Observatory. This dinner address was delivered after returning from research in South America. Among those in attendance were Oliver Wendell Holmes, Francis Parkman, Thomas B. Aldrich, and Thomas Wentworth Higginson; also George S. Hale, whose ownership signature appears on the front wrapper. BAL 8987. Item #57014

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