Essays: Scientific, Political, and Speculative. Vol. III. [Volume 3 only]

By: Spencer, Herbert

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Previous owner's signatures. A 1 1/2" x 1/2" chip to blank margin of the half-title page. Some foxing. Offsetting to endpapers. Fading to spine and boards. A couple of small 1/4" tears to cloth at head of spine. ; Volume 3 only of three volumes. 1878 reprint of the 1874 third edition. Spencer's Third Series of essays were first published in the USA, the contents of the UK edition has some subtractions and additions to the essays included (refer to Preface). [2], ix, [3], 443, [1 (blank)] pages + 16 pages advertisements. Blind-stamped purple cloth boards. Page dimensions: 198 x 126mm. Contents of this volume: Preface; Preface to the Third Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; The Classification of the Sciences (With a Postscript, replying to Criticisms.); Reasons for Dissenting from the Philosophy of M. Comte; Laws in General; The Origin of Animal-Worship; Specialized Administration; "The Collective Wisdom"; Political Fetichism; What is Electricity?; The Constitution of the Sun; Mr. Martineau on Evolution; Replies to Criticisms; Transcendental Physiology; The Comparative Psychology of Man. ; 8vo

Title: Essays: Scientific, Political, and Speculative. Vol. III. [Volume 3 only]

Author Name: Spencer, Herbert

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London, Williams and Norgate: 1878

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 13805