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THE MAN WHO MADE LISTS, Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus (signed), Kendall, Joshua

Author Name    Kendall, Joshua

Title   THE MAN WHO MADE LISTS, Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus (signed)

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   As New

Jacket Condition   As New

Edition   First Edition

Size   Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Publisher   New York G.P. Putnam's Sons / Putnam / Penguin Group 2009

ISBN Number    0399154620 / 9780399154621

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID   016695

First printing w/complete number sequence. The story of Peter Mark Roget -- polymath, eccentric, synonym aficionado," whose father's early death and the mental illness of his mother and sister caused him to start making lists at the age of eight, which was the beginning of "his quest to put everything in its rightful place, one word at a time." And the rest (remainder, balance, residue) is history (past, yesterday, antiquity.) This copy signed by Kendall, on half-title. Blue and charcoal boards w/gilt initials to front cover, gilt spine lettering, 297 pages (including acknowledgments, index), illustrated. An unread copy.

NOISBN, Joshua Kendal, obsession, Peter Mark Roget, thesaurus, slide rule, polymath, eccentrics, polymaths, scholar, scholars, France, Napoleon, Thomas Beddoes, laughing gas, mathematician, mathematicians, inventor, inventors

Price = 50.00 USD




          

                                                    


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