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.
Norwich Interest: director of Messrs. J. and J. Colman, Limited (of mustard fame)
Author Stuart, James
Binding Hardcover (Original Cream Cloth)
Publisher Privately Published
Illustrator illustrated by 20 b/w. photo's.
Condition Near Fine