London and New York, Methuen & Co., Ltd., George H. Doran Co. : 1923
Seller ID: 565
1923 MONOGRAPH BY BRILLIANT GENETICIST AT THE TIME OF FORMULATION OF THE MODERN SYNTHESIS OF GENETICS AND EVOLUTION. 10 inches tall hardcover, publisher's green cloth binding, gilt title to spine, physician's bookplate to front paste-down, viii, 259 pp, over 100 figures (including fold-out plates). Covers lightly soiled, corners and spine ends bumped, endpapers darkened, page margins darkened, unmarked. Very good-. REVIEW BY JULIAN HUXLEY IN NATURE [Vol. 112, pp 927-930, 29 Dec. 1923] "The earlier rigid belief that sex-determination was entirely a matter of the chromosome-constitution must the... View More...
Boston, Peabody Medical Institute : 1881
Seller ID: 302
1881 BEAUTIFULLY BOUND SEXUAL PHYSIOLOGY BOOK FOR MEN, WARNING OF THE DANGERS OF MASTURBATION. 6 3/4 inches tall hardcover, highly decorative gilt cover and spine, all edges gilt, laid in folding facsimile of author's qualification certificates and tipped in copy of a fancy medallion honoring the author for his discovery of new remedial agencies, in the treatment of nervous affections. Facing title page: Particular Notice: The readers of this book are hereby cautioned that a spurious wort bearing the title Science of Life, or Self-Preservation, is advertised in the Dominion by irresponsible p... View More...
New York, Columbia University Press : 1913
Seller ID: 865
1913 FIRST EDITION OF T.H. MORGAN'S FIRST BOOK OF EXPERIMENTS ON DROSOPHILA, WHICH LED TO GROUNDBREAKING DISCOVERIES IN GENETICS AND THE NOBEL PRIZE IN 1933. 8 inches tall hardcover, red cloth binding, gilt emblem of Columbia University Press to cover, gilt title to spine, top edge gilt, signature of H. F. Roberts, $1.58 to front flyleaf, ix, 282 pp, 121 figures, publisher's advertisements, light wear to cover edges, binding tight, text unmarked, very good. FROM THE INTRODUCTION: Two lines of research have developed with surprising rapidity in recent years. The study of the cell has furnished ... View More...