Lectures on Phrenology, Including its Application to the Present and Prospective Condition of the United States. With notes, an introductory essay, and an historical sketch by Andrew Boardman. George. Notes COMBE, an introductory essay, an historical, Andrew Boardman.
Lectures on Phrenology, Including its Application to the Present and Prospective Condition of the United States. With notes, an introductory essay, and an historical sketch by Andrew Boardman.

Lectures on Phrenology, Including its Application to the Present and Prospective Condition of the United States. With notes, an introductory essay, and an historical sketch by Andrew Boardman.

New York: S. R. Wells & Co., 1876. Reprint of the Third edition, with Corrections and Additions. Hardcover. Octavo. 392pp + iv adverts. Original brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and black borders and rules to upper board and spine, blind rules on rear board, b&w illustrations, appendixes, index. First published in 1839, this is a reprint of the third revised and corrected edition. George Combe (1788 – 1858) was a Scottish lawyer & the leader of the movement in Scotland to promote Phrenology as a science for over 20 years, founding the Edinburgh Phrenological Society in 1820 and lecturing and writing on the subject. This volume comprises a collection of lectures/essays on phrenology, Combe also wrote: "Constitution of Man" (1828), "Elements of Phrenology", and he founded and contributed to the "Phrenological Journal" which was published by Edinburgh Phrenological Society. Cloth a bit chafed at all edges and extremities, corners and spine ends bruised and chafed, a bit of light fraying at corners, pages lightly toned, ink stamped initials on front blank else clean and unmarked. Overall a tight, clean VG copy. Item #64764

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