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EVOLUTION OF LIFE.

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EVOLUTION OF LIFE.

by Chapman, Henry C

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J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia: ., 1873 pp. 193 + 33 unnumbered leaves of plates (many of them quite curious). Partially unopened. Folding lithographed frontis map showing a 'Hypothetical Sketch of the Monophylitic Origin and the Diffusion of the 12 Varieties of Men from Lemuria over the Earth.' 8vo. 215 mm. Original full red cloth binding, worn. Hardbound. Good. Dr. Henry Cadwalader Chapman (1845-1909) was a famous Philadelphia physician, scientist, and historian who was long associated with the Museum of Natural History there. Near the end of this work Chapman posits the sunken land of Lemuria as the first birthplace of man. He located it somwhere between Southern Asia and Africa. PA15. Hardcover.

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Title
EVOLUTION OF LIFE.
Author
Chapman, Henry C
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
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Hardcover
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J.B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia: .
Date published
1873
Keywords
SCIENCE NATURAL HISTORY BIOLOGY ZOOLOGY LEMURIA ANTHROPOLOGY EDUCATION EVOLUTION
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NATURAL HISTORY; EDUCATION;

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Ron Lieberman, has been an antiquarian bookseller, rare book appraiser, and library consultant for Fifty years. His firm, The Family Album, has issued a series of exceptional catalogs and bibliographic references in a variety of fields, including: Incunabula; Pennsylvania-Americana; German-Americana; Fine Book Bindings; Early Photographica; Printing History & Typography; Classics from the Great Scholar / Printers; Etc. He was the instructor for a series of valuable workshops and courses in the history, taste, and technique of book collecting. He frequently lectures before professional groups of librarians and archivists on: the book trade; collection and building security; disaster preparedness; appraisals; and preservation, conservation, and binding. He has also often appeared on radio and television popularizing the pleasant hobby of antique book collecting. His expert opinion on the book collecting market; values of archives and manuscripts; collection preservation & security; historic photographs; and the value of rare books has been sought by sources as diverse as: the Historical & Museum Commission of PA; the PA State Library; the Library of Congress; the Smithsonian Institution; the FBI; American Bible Society; Money Magazine; Kipplinger Magazine; Conservation Centers; Warman\\\'s Antique Price Guides; U.S.A. Today; as well as Universities, Colleges, and Historical Societies throughout the United States. As one of the organizers of the World Library Fund, Mr. Lieberman provides professional analyses of library collections, and helps plan library development for public and private institutions in the United States and abroad. He was a Member of the Board of Governors of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (A.B.A.A.), and Chairman of the A.B.A.A. Security Committee. He was a long-time regular member of the Security Committee of the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS) of the American Library Association (ALA); and was the Past President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter, A.B.A.A. Mr. Lieberman was also, for many years, a consulting editor and contributor to the Haworth Press journal: \\\"College & Undergraduate Libraries.\\\" He is also a member of the: International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) // American Library Association (ALA); + ACRL/RBMS [For 25 Continuous Years] // PA Library Association (PLA) // Bibliographical Society of America // Middle Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) // Society for the History of Authorship, Readership, and Publishing (SHARP) // Library Company of Philadelphia // Philobiblon Club // Etc. Etc.

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