New York and London: D. Appleton and Company, 1900s.
Leather_bound. Sixty volumes. Octavo. The Authors Authorized Collected Editions of Modern Sciences. The history of science the theories and sociology including natural science, social science, organisms, animals, fungi, plants, with theoretical and practical knowledge about natural world.
The works include 15 volumes Charles Darwin, Origin of Species, Descent of Man, Forms of Flowers, Insectivorous, Coral Reefs, Animals and Plants, Vegetable Mould, Movement in Plants. 15 volumes Herbert Spencer, Biology, Sociology, Psychology, First Principles, Education, Ethics. 9 volumes Thomas H. Huxley,Christian Tradition, Hebrew Tradition, Method and Result, Mans Place, Evolution and Ethics. 6 volumes John Tyndall, Forms of Water, Fragments, Hours in the Alps, Sound. 2 volumes Andrew Dickson White, The
Warfare of science. 1 volume Edward B. Taylor, A Introduction on Anthropology, 1 volume Joseph Le Conte, The Evolution of Nature. 1 volume William Dwight Whitney, The Life and Growth of Language. 1 volume John William Draper, The Conflict Between Religion and Science. 1 volume C. A. Young, The Sun. 1 volume Cesare Lombroso, The Female Offender. 1 volume Enrico Ferri, Criminal Sociology. 1 volume Stanley Jevons, Money and Exchange. 1 volume Henry Maudsley, Mental Disease. 1 volume F.V.N. Painter, History of Education. 1 volume John Trowbridge, What is Electricity. 1 volume Oscar Schmidt, Darwinism. 1 volume David Wells, Economic Changes.
Privately bound in three quarter maroon morocco over marbled boards, gilt decorations to spine with floral motif between raised banding, gilt titles, top edge gilt, marbled endpaper. Most volumes illustrated portraits and reproductions photographs, drawings, maps. Ex Libris bookplate of Elmer Holmes Bobst whom was philanthropist, business man, and a conglomerant pharmaceutical company owner, which he endowed to build and furnished the New York University Bobst Library. Very good. Item #649