A Manual of the Anatomy of Invertebrated Animals.

HUXLEY, Thomas H.

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Appleton
Date Published: 1878

Description: Illustrated. 8vo, 3/4 tan calf, marbled boards, marbled edges, ornately gilt spine with red and green leather labels. New York: Appleton, 1878. Very good (+).

Comments: A textbook which is a little masterpiece of its kind. Huxley never accepted without qualification the Darwinian principle. He thought "transmutation may take place without transition" and thereby anticipated the findings of modern research. He liberated the English anatomical school from the deductive method, and sounded the keynote of the social medicine of the future. - Garrison-Morton 338; Casey Wood p. 396.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 216274


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