privately published, 1911, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
printed for private circulation at the Chiswick Press; b/w. tissue-guarded frontis. photo. of the author; title page printed in red & black. James Stuart (1843-1913) was born at Balgonie, Fife & educated privately and at St. Andrews University before entering Trinity College, Cambridge, eventually being elected a fellow in 1867 & Professor of Mechanism and Applied Mechanics in the University of Cambridge in 1875. His life encompassed not only engineering science, but also education, politics, journalism and commerce. A pioneer in the field of education he especially identified himself with the development of the higher education of women. As a Liberal he represented the Hoxton division in the House of Commons for 15 years and Sunderland for 4 years and also served many years on the London County Council. In 1890 he married the eldest daughter of the late Mr. J. J. Colman, of Norwich, and subsequently he became a director of Messrs. J. and J. Colman, Limited (of mustard fame). From 1898 to 1901 he was Rector of St. Andrews University. In 1909, & in recognition of his varied public service, he was made a member of the Privy Council. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. 302 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Endpapers browned, text block clean. Previous name to fep.(pasted over). Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut). Top edge gilt in good condition. Gilt titles spine & front. spine browned & two pictures lacking tissue-guards. cream cloth; illustrated by 20 b/w. photo's.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Cambridge; Norwich; Politics & Government; Britain/UK; 19th century; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3922.