Essays Upon Heredity and Kindred Biological Problems, Volume II. August Weismann, Edward B. Poulton, Arthur E. Shipley.

Essays Upon Heredity and Kindred Biological Problems, Volume II

Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1892. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good / No Dustjacket. Item #067915

Volume II only. Pages crisp and clean except for a prior owner's name verso the front free endpaper and a prior owner's inkstamps at verso and title page as well as modest toning and dust staining around the page block edges; binding square and secure, full green cloth hard cover showing lines of surface rubbing at spine shoulders and head, heel, and fore-edges, some dimming along the spine with a black speck near the spine head, and some softening and fabric wear at the spine ends with spots of fraying at the head, otherwise clean and sound. 226pp. w/ index. This second volume treats on topics such as "retrogressive" development, music, and the purpose of reproductive conjugation, be it to rejuvenate the body bearing the nature of a particular living thing or (or!) to exchange traits as a necessary part of selection and differentiation. One forgets that these were disjunctive beliefs so recently.

Price: $30.00