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LECTURES ON PHYSIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, AND THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN;
Lawrence, W.

LECTURES ON PHYSIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, AND THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN;

Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons. Comprising: LECTURES ON COMPARATIVE ANATOMY, Physiology, Zoology, and the Natural History of Man; Delivered at The Royal College of Surgeons in the Years 1816, 1817, and 1818. xvi + 568pp. [Lacking pp.65-74]. 12 plates mainly folding. Heirs of Hippocrates 823 (American edition) ‘With this lecture ... Lawrence anticipated the doctrines of Darwinian evolution, arousing the anger of the conservative clergy who viewed his work as inconsistent with Scripture ...’ Wellcome III p.462. AN INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; Being the Two Introductory Lectures Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons, on the 21st and 25th of March 1816. [vi] + 78pp. ... R. Carlile ... 1823.
2 works in 1 vol. as issued? Light browning, marbled e.ps., contemporary gilt fillet edged calf boards, some loss to corners, staining in part to boards, joints cracked with boards partially detached, some loss to gilt dec. spine. First published in 1819. Sir William Lawrence, first baronet (1783–1867), surgeon.
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