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Easton Press, Gale E. Christianson "In the Presence of the Creator" Leather Bound Collector's Edition
Easton Press, Gale E. Christianson "In the Presence of the Creator" Leather Bound Collector's Edition


 
Very NEAR Fine. A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps inside the book. There are a few minor marks to the gilded page edges. See photos. Sharp corners that have not been bumped. Tight binding, most likely an unread book.

  $97.00
Publisher:  
Edition: Easton Press (1989)
Binding: Leather Bound (Full genuine leather)
Illustrator: Limited Edition
Dimensions: 9.5"x8.5"x2.3"


Availability: Same Day Shipping
Product Code: EP4038

Description
 
Easton Press, Norwalk CT. 1989 Gale E. Christianson "In the Presence of the Creator" Limited Edition

Publisher description: Gale E. Christianson has turned his full attention to one man alone, Isaac Newton, who emerges full-blown in these pages not merely as a preeminent astronomer but as the figure history has long known him to be : the greatest scientific thinker of modern times.

About the author

Gale Edward Christianson, professor emeritus of history at Indiana State University, died Sunday, March 28, 2010, after suffering a heart attack. He grew up in Iowa and Nebraska, received a BA in political science from the University of Iowa in 1964, a MA in social science from the University of Northern Iowa in 1966, and a DA in history from the Carnegie Mellon University in 1971. He joined the faculty at Indiana State University in 1971, was promoted to professor in 1979, and was named a Distinguished Professor of the College of Arts and Sciences in 1987. He retired in 2003.

During his career Christianson was known as a demanding but popular teacher. He taught a variety of courses in his specialty, the history of science. For many years he also taught the foundation methods course for history and social studies education majors, a rigorous introduction to the field that was long remembered by those who took it, as well as a popular course on history through biography. He served on a variety of university and professional committees, including the university�s Research Committee and General Education Council, and was a reviewer for numerous academic presses and grant agencies. He was also active in the Faculty Senate at Indiana State

Features
Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


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