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A life of Matthew Fontaine Maury, U.S.N. and C.S.N., author of 'Physical geography of the sea and its meteorology.'

Author: Nannie Corbin; Wharton J Green; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,
Publisher: London: : Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Limited, St. Dunstan's House, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street, E.C., 1888.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Corbin, Diana Fontaine.
Life of Matthew Fontaine Maury.
London, S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1888
(OCoLC)578808197
Named Person: Matthew Fontaine Maury; Matthew Fontaine Maury
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nannie Corbin; Wharton J Green; Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington,
OCLC Number: 2187019
Notes: "London: Printed by William Clowes and Sons, Limited, Stamford Street and Charing Cross."--Title page verso.
Inscription: Wharton J. Green from his wife A.D. Green, 1893. Insertions in text: manuscript letter from Mrs. E.E. Moffitt, president of the Matthew Fontaine Maury Association, Richmond, Virginia, to Mrs. W.J. Green, Fayetteville, N.C.; folded flyer (4 pages) by The Association, including list of its officers and portrait of M.F. Maury; both pieces in envelope addressed and post stamped "Richmond, Jan. 7, 1922".
Bookseller's label on front pastedown: Robert Beall, booksellers and stationer, 400 Pennsylvania avenue, Washington, D.C.
Bookplate on rear pastedown: Charles R. Sanders, Jr., of Halifax County, Virginia.
Contemporary publishers' binding; dark blue fine diaper grain cloth; blocked in gold and black; spine titled direct in gold; black surface coated endpapers.
Description: vi, 326 pages, [1] leaf of plates : frontispiece portrait ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Compiled by his daughter, Diana Fontaine Maury Corbin.

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