First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with titles in gilt to the spine, in dustwrapper. A fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean and crisp throughout and without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the fine dustwrapper. Not price-clipped (45s. net to the front flap). A superb copy.
The first published work by one of the leading intellectual historians of the twentieth-century and an authority on the cultural history of Victorian science, exploring the development of social evolutionary theory in nineteenth-century England.
Stock code: 19452