London: Blackwood, 1859. First Edition. hardcover. 2 vols., 69 illustrations, 455 + 485pp., small 8vo, 3/4 calf; (hinges reinforced with tape, edges a bit worn). Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1859-60. Very good (+).
DNB XI, p.1046. "He himself wrote biological books, including `The physiology of Common Life' 1859-60...but it is as a popularizer of philosophy and as the man with whom George Eliot lived that he is remembered." Natural Science Books in English, p.194.