New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873. Hardcover. First American Edition in later binding. Originally published in England in 1872, this book examines behavioral genetics and explores the origins of various facial expressions such as lifting the eyebrows when suprised, etc. Brown cloth boards with paper title label to spine. Label is heavily chipped and cracked. Clean interior overall with occasional spots of foxing. Signatures in pen from previous owners, one dated 1885, to endpapers and title page. Includes many in text illustrations and seven Heliotype plates, some which fold out. 374 pages. SCI/032520. Very Good.
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Paris: C. Reinwald et Cie, 1877. Hardcover. Second edition, revised and corrected. With 21 woodcuts and 7 photographic illustrations. Originally published in 1872, this book examines behavioral genetics and explores the origins of various facial expressions such as lifting the eyebrows when suprised, etc. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Large chip to book cloth near foot of spine. Discoloration to cloth on spine and a few spots on covers. Clean overall with occasional spots of foxing and soiling. Bottom edge of rear board has been pierced and bottom edges of last half of book have the corresponding marking along the bottom margin. This flaw does not affect the text. IN FRENCH. A good reading copy. 404 pages plus 20 pages of advertisements. SCI/122917. Very Good.