Vie d'Alphonse Bertillon, inventeur de l'anthropometrie: Bertillon, Suzanne

Vie d'Alphonse Bertillon, inventeur de l'anthropometrie

Bertillon, Suzanne

Published by Gallimard, 1941
Condition: Acceptable Soft cover
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Unmarked text. Text and inscription in French. Inscribed to Monsieur et Madame Eustis (Entis?) with a note. Inscription date 1961. Several tears at the spine and on the cover. Tanned and uncut pages. Photographs. Alphonse Bertillon (April 23, 1853?February 13, 1914) was a French law enforcement officer and biometrics researcher who created anthropometry, an identification system based on physical measurements. Anthropometry was the first scientific system police used to identify criminals. Bertillon is referenced in the Sherlock Holmes story The Hound of the Baskervilles in which one of Holmes's clients refers to Holmes as the "second highest expert in Europe" after Bertillon. Bookseller Inventory # 13716

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Title: Vie d'Alphonse Bertillon, inventeur de ...

Publisher: Gallimard

Publication Date: 1941

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Acceptable

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