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POULTON, Edward B.
A Remarkable American Work upon Evolution and the Germ Theory of Disease. Presidential Address Read before the Linnean Society of London, 1913. TOGETHER WITH:

Continued Investigations into a Remarkable American Work upon Evolution and the Germ Theory of Disease. Presidential Address Read before the Linnean Society of London, 1914.

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pp. (25)-45, (i); (ii), 22, (vi), 36. 1 plate, text facsimiles. Original printed wrappers bound in later cloth, signature of S[heffield]. A[irey]. Neave, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN with his signature and notes at the front - 'John Carter told me that he had the greatest difficulty in obtaining a copy of this. Author's combined offprint with own wrappers and title pages and repaginated in the second address.'

*The Appendix at the end of the second address reprints the work in question - 'Shall We Have Common Sense. Some Recent Lectures Written and Delivered by GEO. W. SLEEPER, Boston, 1849', '.... page for page and line for line, and the type has been matched as nearly as possible. All the mistakes of the original have been preserved, with the exception of a few letters or hyphens which have slipped at beginning and end of lines.' Poulton concluded - 'The evidence now brought forward will probably lead the scientific and literary world to an undisputed conclusion - that the work is a fraud; but, when the story is told, I do not doubt that the word 'remarkable' will, by general agreement, be allowed to stand.'

Taylor and Francis. London.

Date Published: 1913-1914.

Stock No. 62693

Price: 300.00

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