Author:HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895)

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A manual of the anatomy of invertebrated animals.

By: HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Appleton, 1888.: 1888

Seller ID: M6966


203 x 132 mm. 8vo. 596, [ads 4] pp. 158 figs., index. Blind- and black-stamped brick red cloth, gilt spine; spine ends frayed. Very good. View more info

The Crayfish. An introduction to the study of zoology.

By: HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895).

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London:, C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1880.: 1880

Seller ID: S9153


8vo. xiv, 371 pp. Frontis., 81 figs., index. Original olive cloth, beveled boards, gilt-stamped spine title; neatly restored spine. Fine. This issue quite rare. LIMITED EDITION of 250 numbered copies (signed by publisher: "Bradbury Agnew W" - Whitefriars). "Crayfish were the 'hidden hand' which drew [Huxley] from Spirula. He veered off, lured by a new promise and would never finish the tentacled mollusks. . . The Crayfish might not sound like a stimulating book. But it was destined for the International Scientific Series. The ISS now stretched from physics to psychology and beyon... View more info

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A Manual of the Anatomy of Vertebrated Animals.

By: HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895).

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Appleton, 1878.: 1878

Seller ID: RW1491


8vo. 431, [1] pp. 110 figs., index. Original mauve blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; joints cracked. Bookplate of Eduard Uhlenhuth, ownership stamps of B.F. Harrison, Wallingford, Connecticut, on front free endleaf and title. Very good. Contents include: "A General View of the Organization of the Vertebrata—The Vertebrate Skeleton," "The Muscles and the Viscera," "The Provinces of the Vertebrata—The Class Pisces," "The Class Amphibia," etc. PROVENANCE: Edouard Uhlenhuth (1853-1900) was a German photographer, remembered for his portraits of royalty. View more info

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Science and Education.

By: HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895).

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New York:, P. F. Collier & Son, 1902.: 1902

Seller ID: RW1494


8vo. 381, [1] pp. [some leaves unopened]. Frontis. port. Original green gilt-stamped cloth, a.e.g. Very good. Chapters include "Joseph Priestley," "On the Educational Value of the Natural History Sciences," "Emancipation—Black and White," and "A Liberal Education; and Where to Find It". View more info

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Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley. [2 volumes].

By: HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895); HUXLEY, Leonard (1860-1933).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Macmillan, 1900.: 1900

Seller ID: RW1129


2 volumes. 8vo. viii, [2], 503, [5]; vi, [2], 504, [4] pp. Frontis. portraits, 10 plates, index. Maroon gilt-stamped cloth; spine-ends worn, joints split. Ownership signature of "Richard Gompertz, April 1906" and another, "J.M.Mo. Whatram[?]". Good. Mixed state: first edition [vol. I], reprinted [vol. II], 1900. T. H. Huxley was, next to Darwin, perhaps the most important proponent of evolution in the 19th century. His 1860 debate with Samuel Wilberforce was a pivotal moment in a popularization of Darwin's theories. Leonard Huxley, his son and biographer, was something of a ge... View more info

Apes, Angels, and Victorians: A Joint Biography of Darwin and Huxley.

By: [DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882) & HUXLEY, Thomas Henry (1825-1895)] IRVINE, William (1906-1964).

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London:, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1955).: 1955

Seller ID: Z1174


16mo. 399 pp. Plates, index. Green cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn with a small spine corner tear. Very good. View more info