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[SUCKLING, Horatio John].
Anti Darwin.

pp. 16, 200. 9 text lithographs. Original cloth-backed boards with printed paper spine label, all rubbed and faded, signatures of VINCENT O. GRECH [with his pencilled marginalia] - and E. LEACH with an oriental stamp, on the title-page, ex libris RICHARD FREEMAN, Darwin bibliographer, with a brief note at the front.

*FREEMAN British Natural History Books #3613 - not mentioned in Freeman Charles Darwin A Companion. EDMUND RONALD LEACH [1910-1989], social anthropologist, traveller in the Far East. From the Introduction : 'NOTE to Second Edition - This edition has been so thoroughly revised, it is almost a new work.' It was first published in 1884. HORATIO JOHN SUCKLING [1822-1905] also author of : Ceylon; a general description of the island, historical, physical, statistical. Containing the most recent information, 1876. COPAC records copies in the BL, Wellcome and Cambridge.

Printed by the Author and Published by Ward and Downey, 12 York Street London W.C.

Date Published: 1888. [Second edition].

Stock No. 62918

Price: 850.00