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Medical contributions to the study of evolution by  John George Adami - First edition - 1918 - from Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc. and Biblio.com

Medical contributions to the study of evolution

by Adami, John George

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London: Duckworth, 1918. First edition. Adami, John George (1862-1926). Medical contributions to the study of evolution. xvi, 372pp. 7 plates, text illustrations. London: Duckworth, 1918. 216 x 140 mm. Original green cloth, spine a bit faded. Traces of newspaper cuttings on front free endpaper and verso title. Very good. First Edition of Adami's 1917 Croonian Lectures on "Adaptation and disease," published together with a collection of previously published papers on heredity, adaptation and growth. In his Croonian Lectures Adami, an eminent pathologist (see Garrison-Morton 2309), "argued with much skill and many illustrations against the biological doctrine that acquired characteristics are not transmitted" (Rolleston, "John George Adami, C.B.E., M.D., F.R.S.," British Medical Journal 2: 3427 [Sept. 11, 1926]: 507-10).
  • Bookseller: Jeremy Norman & Co., Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 40429
  • Title: Medical contributions to the study of evolution
  • Author: Adami, John George
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Duckworth
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1918
  • Keywords: ; ; evolution ; medicine ; heredity ; pathology


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