The Countess.

SKU: 15676

Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford [1753-1814], was celebrated by FDR as "one of the three greatest minds America has produced. Yet his story is barely known today. He was a military commander, adventurer, scientist who founded the Royal Institution of Great Britain and Rumford professorship of physics at Harvard, an all-around accomplished man. Perhaps more interesting is his daughter Sarah. Based on factual documentation, this historical novel recreates Sarah's life and adds to her father's story as well. Vanguard. 1963. X-Lib. Hb, Dj. USED. $3.00