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Author Name    Le Conte, Joseph

Title   Evolution. Its Nature, Its Evidences, and Its Relation to Religious Thought

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good Plus

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   Second Edition.

Publisher   New York D. Appleton and Company 1892

Seller ID   002524

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1892. Joseph Le Conte (1823-1901) was a physician and scientist who was a co-founder of the Sierra Club (with John Muir). Resident and working in the South during the Civil War, he harbored racist views of Reconstruction; Quercus finds this ironic, considering his later academic career and fame at UC Berkeley. First published in 1888; this is a Very Good copy of the Second Edition, containing Le Conte's revisions of the previous version. Olive green cloth binding, tanned to a brown shade on the spine, which has gilt lettering. Clean text; 392 pages, with 12 pages of publisher's adverts in the rear. Mildly bumped, and with some wear visible at the margins of the spine. A solid copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Second Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket.

Price = 50.00 USD

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