Author:Combe, George


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(Phrenlogy) the Constitution of Man, Considered in Relation to External Objects : 5e, 5th American Edition, Revised and Enlarged

By: Combe, George

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Chase & Nichols: 1835

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 16332

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

396 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Hardcover, brown cloth, gilt spine lettering, [xii] + 396 pages, blindstamped decor on boards, speckled edges, rag (cotton fiber) paper throughout, index, footnotes, appendixes, 6 charts and tables, 7 b/w line illustrations. ; Originally published 1828. This is 5th American edition, revised and enlarged, 1835. This is the major work of the famous George Combe, leader of the phrenology movement, once the cutting-edge science of its day. Followers of phrenology believed that the size, shape and contours of the head revealed concrete information about a person's int... View more info