A Vindication of phrenology.

WILLIAMS, W. Mattieu

Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1894
From Robert McDowell Antiquarian Books (Concord, MA, U.S.A.)

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8vo. pp. xxii, 428. With frontispiece of the author, a medallion portrait of George Combe, 7 illustrated plates and numerous figure illustrations with the text. Pages are clean and mostly uncut. Ownership stamp on upper corner of title page and on upper margins of pages 49, 149, 249 and 349. Remnants of a small ticket in the outer margin of p. 43. A couple small edge chips to last pages of index. Bound in green publisher's cloth; re-backed preserving the original spine; corner tips of boards neatly repaired. Some lumpiness is present on boards due to re-backing. Bookseller's ticket on inside front cover. An extensive defense and discussion of phrenology with chapters on diagnosis of criminals, visits to prisons and asylums, aphasia, stock objections to phrenology, phrenology and human progress etc. Bookseller Inventory # 000448

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Title: A Vindication of phrenology.

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London

Publication Date: 1894

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First edition.

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