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THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY

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“EVERY STATEMENT HE MADE WAS VERIFIED BY ACTUAL OBSERVATION”:
T.H. HUXLEY’S SIX LECTURES ON THE CLASSIFICATION OF ANIMALS

HUXLEY, Thomas Henry. Introduction to the Classification of Animals. London, 1869.

First separate edition of Huxley’s series of six lectures “On the Classification of Animals,” presented at the College of Surgeons in 1863, with numerous in-text anatomical illustrations. $400.

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“ONE OF THE CLEAREST AND MOST COMPLETE SUMMARIES”

HUXLEY, Thomas Henry. Principles and Methods of Palaeontology. London, 1871.

Extracted periodical reprint of Huxley’s discourse on geological methods—“still one of the clearest and most complete summaries of the subject yet published.” $350.

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“THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MR. BOOTH MAY SAVE SOULS,
BUT IT WILL HARDLY SAVE SOCIETY”

HUXLEY, Thomas Henry. Social Diseases and Worse Remedies. London, 1891.

Second edition of Huxley’s objections to William Booth’s system of “Social Selection and Salvation”—the Salvation Army—which Huxley called “autocratic Socialism, masked by its theological exterior.” $300.

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