[Lawrence, William. LECTURES ON PHYSIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY, AND THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN, Delivered at the Royal College of Surgeons]. Demy 8vo, Early Edition; pp. [iii]-xx(LACKING title-page), 526; 12 engraved plates (7 folding); binder's cloth, with leather spine labels; (LACKING title-page; some worming, mostly to inner margins, with minimal loss of a few letters on several pages; a corner torn from pp. 259/60 with loss of portions of about 20 lines); a good, sound copy; scarce. [London; J. Smith; 1822].
***First published in 1819. The plates in this copy show the full imprint: "Published by J. Smith 163 Strand 1822". An important work setting out Lawrence's ideas rejecting Lamarckian inheritance and prefiguring some of Darwin's insights. #65485

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