Robinson, William J. >>
Title Fewer and Better Babies, Or, the Limitation of Offspring by the Prevention of Conception : The Enormous Benefits of the Practice to the Individual, Society and the Race, Pointed out and all Objections Answered
Book Condition Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition Ninth Edition
Publisher N. Y. : Race Betterment League; 1916
Seller ID 16750
255 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, dark red cloth, gilt lettering, 247 + 8 pages, footnotes, a few lists and tables. Appendix of brief articles by other writers including Clara Gruening Stillman, James Ferdinand Morton Jr, Dr. Leo Jacobi, Edwin C. Walker. ; An early book arguing in favor of eugenics, or the betterment of human life by careful breeding and other techniques, some racist. Written by MD expert in sexual diseases. ; 9th edition, 1916, stated. Introduction by A. Jacobi, ex-president, American Medical Association. Topics include: The spectre of too many children. Race suicide. Benefits of prevention of conception. Laws against imparting information on prevention of conception. Arguments against eugenics dispelled. Much more. ; Book shows only a touch of shelfwear. No marks, no dings, no major defects. Heel of book states The Critic & Guide Co, author's own company. Title page has Race Betterment League pasted over original publisher name, as issued.