Imagen no disponible

Autograph Letter 'To the Editor', entitled 'Phrenology', and signed 'Apollonius'.

PHRENOLOGY [Wiveliscombe; Somerset Country Gazette]

Editorial: Wiveliscombe Decr 18th, '., 1840
Usado
Librería: Richard M. Ford Ltd (London, Reino Unido)

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 20 de noviembre de 1997

Cantidad: 1

Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 74,99 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 5,05 De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito

Descripción

Two pages, quarto. On a discoloured piece of brittle, thin wove paper, with some fraying, several closed tears and a little loss (affecting three words). A long, able and closely-written defence of the discipline. '[.] | X appears decidedly opposed to an alarmed at the science, and feels himself awfully degraded with the comparisons drawn by Phrenologists between the human species and the lower animals - that they should exist, breathe, and partake of, in a limited degree, corresponding qualities with the human race. [.] Neither do I believe that the cleverest Phrenologist will ever be able to tell the propensities or certain peculiarites of character to a single shade, as obstacles exist in Phrenologies as in other ologies'. Discusses of the 'structure of the human brain'. Concludes 'Was it not the will of the Deity that we should educate and improve our civilization and morality, he would not have endowed us with those qualities of reflection and research.' The celebrated coroner Thomas Wakley (1795-1862) had connections with Wiveliscombe, but given the nature of the piece it is unlikely to be his. N° de ref. de la librería 4114

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: Autograph Letter 'To the Editor', entitled '...

Editorial: Wiveliscombe Decr 18th, '.

Año de publicación: 1840

Descripción de la librería

Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

All carriage costs, including insurance, are extra.
Payment on receipt of item if customer known or institution. Otherwise, cash
with order.
Payment in British Pounds or IMO (pounds) or PayPal.
If item considered unsatisfactory or description inaccurate, it may be returned
within two weeks of receipt. No dealer discount.
Photocopies or scans of part only of a letter will be supplied on request for
authentification purposes.
VAT requested where applicable.
Return policy as per EU regulations on m...

Más información
Condiciones de envío:

My normal charge for post is £1.50 (U.K.) and £4.50 (U.S. and Continent). Anything heavier than a letter (archive or book) will lead to an increase in my normal charges.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Débito Directo (Pago Personalmente Autorizado) Cheque Giro Postal Dinero en Efectivo Contra Reembolso Letra de Cambio Transferencia Bancaria