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Lot 311: PRICHARD, J.C. The natural history of man; comprising inquiries into the mo

Classical Antiquity, Egyptology, Various Subjects

by Burgersdijk & Niermans

15 November 2016

2311 RW Leiden, Netherlands

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Description: PRICHARD, J.C. The natural history of man; comprising inquiries into the modifying influence of physical and moral agencies on the different tribes of the human family. 4th ed. enl. by E. Norris. Lond., 1855. 2 vols. xxiv, 343; vii, 343-720 pp. W. 62 steel-engr. (cold.) plates (5 uncold.). Or. blind tooled and gilt dec. cl. (Spines a bit sunned, spine ends chipped, 2 plates loose, else a fine set). Physician and ethnologist James Cowles Prichard, physician and ethnologist, was (along with William Lawrence and Charles William Wells) one of the three British scientific precursors to Darwin and evolutionary theory. His central idea was the unity of mankind as a variegated but single species. He was one of the first scientists to suggest that Africa was the original source of the human racial diaspora.
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