London: Longman, Brown, and Longmans, 1855. FIRST EDITION, with rare original covers. Crown octavo, pp., 122. In publisher's original cream paper wraps with black titles printed to spine and covers. Covers lightly browned; more heavily to spine. Some loss to tail of spine. Very good indeed, especially considering the rarity of the original paper wraps. The first English translation of this autobiography by the French scientist and politician. The Rev. Baden Powell was the father of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement. Item #48663
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