History & Philosophy of Science

Wulf, Andrea | (Uncorrected Proof Copy) The Invention of Nature

  • Uncorrected proof copy of the best-seller that reintroduced naturalist Alexander von Humboldt to the English-speaking world and explored his contributions to the ideas of figures such as Thoreau, Darwin, and Muir. The Invention of Nature was awarded the Royal Society’s Insight Investment Science Book Prize in 2016. This uncorrected proof is marked “not for sale or quotation” and contains blank pages in place of the index.

  • ...The Adventures of Alexander Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science. London: John Murray, 2015. Perfect bound. Original wrappers printed in colour. Wrappers a little rubbed, a few light marks to the lower cover. Very good condition.