The Bookman Volume 24

The Bookman Volume 24

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...vols., demy Svo, with two photogravure frontispieces and 16 full-page plates, net, $6.50. GEORGE ELIOT By A. T. Quiller-Couch Author of "The Ship of Stars," Etc. The eighth volume of the series of "Modern English Writers" izmo, cloth, net, $1.00. Minutes of the Common Council of the City of New York. 1675-1776 Published under the authority of the City of New York Edited by Prof. Herbert Osgood Limited edition, 8 vols., Svo, cloth, net, $17.50. THE WIT OF THE WILD By Ernest Ingersoll Author of "Birds Nesting," "Habits of Animals," "Wild Neighbors," etc. A N astounding and fascinating book describing--the ways and means employed by animals in their daily struggle for existence. Mr. Ingersoll is a great naturalist and knows whereof he speaks, and has written an absorbing book of strange and interesting stories of animal lore in an entirely new vein. Illustrated with photographs. I2tno, cloth, net, $1.20. BRAIN AND PERSONALITY By William Hanna Thompson, M.D., LL.D. A fascinating book for every reader. THE object of this nook is to acquaint the general reader with the remarkable discoveries of modern physiological science of the specific relations of certain areas on the surface of the brain to special mental functions. One of the first results of these discoveries is to impart an entirely new aspect to the important subject of Education. No new acquisition can come by education until a physical seat for it has been created in the brain. Human speech itself is wholly an acquired faculty, for no one was ever born with it; nor can it come by inheritance, and hence there are three distinct speech centres in the brain--one for all words that come through the ear; another in a different place for...show more

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  • Paperback | 386 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236869656
  • 9781236869654