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HAMILTON, James.
Memoirs of the Life of James Wilson, Esq. F.R.S.E., M.W.S. of Woodville.

Description:
pp. vi, (ii), 399, (i). Engraved portrait frontispiece by RITCHIE. Original cloth, front free end-paper removed, joints firm, spine ends bruised, else a very good copy.

*JAMES WILSON [1795-1856], Scottish zoologist, one of the first to use the term 'evolution' in his paper 'On the Origin and Natural History of Domestic Animals', 1830, Quarterly Journal of Agriculture. However, he subsequently embraced creationism rather than Darwinian speciation.

Robert Carter & Brothers. New York.

Date Published: 1859.

Stock No. 63802

Price: 75.00

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