New York: J. Fitzgerald & Co. Hardcover. Essays written by some of the prominent anthropologists and leading thinkers of the day, including Edward Clodd, who was an early follower of Charles Darwin and who worked to popularize evolution; George Rawlinson, who was a professor of Ancient History at Oxford; and Fritz Schultze, German professor of Philosophy.
Individual issues in one volume, with blue paper wrappers bound in. Topics include:
September 1885, No. 73: "Evolution in History, Language, and Science. Four Addresses Delivered at the London Crystal Palace School of Art, Science and Literature", by G. G. Zerffi, Rev. W. A. Hales, Henry E. Malden, and Rev. Robinson Thornton; July 1885, No. 71: "Anthropology" by Daniel Wilson; August 1883, No. 47: "The Childhood of Religions" by Edward Clodd; August 1884, No. 60: The Childhood of the World" by Edward Clodd; October 1881, No. 25: "The Origin of Nations" by George Rawlinson; March 1884, No. 54: "The Birth and Growth of Myth" by Edward Clodd; November 1884, No. 62: "The Religions of the Ancient World" by George Rawlinson; and May 1885, No. 69: "Fetichism" by Fritz Schultze. Brown buckram, gilt title at spine. Illustrated. Thick 8vo, chipped head of spine, upper corner of rear board, o/w very good condition. Item #18537