Author:Maclear, Sir Thomas

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Verification and Extension of La Caille's Arc of Meridian at The Cape of Good Hope - 2 Volumes

By: Maclear, Sir Thomas

Price: $665.00

Publisher: Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty: 1866

Seller ID: 90nr

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes (complete). A sturdy, sound set. From the library of Robert Gray, once Bishop and Archbishop of Cape Town. The first free page is beautifully and carefully inscribed: "Presented by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to the Right Reverend Robert Gray DD Lord Bishop of Cape Town & Metropolitan Bishop's Court". Gray was one of the most influential and significant of clergyman in the history of South Africa. He was the first Anglican bishop, he founded the famous 'Bishops' school, he recommended the subdivision of the Diocese (a consequence of which was the open path... View more info