ANONYMOUS Comparisons of structure in animals. The hand and the arm.

Religious Tract Society. [c. 1855].


12mo. Original green cloth, glt lettering to spine, all edges gilt; pp. 4 + 192; very good. Provenance: ffep with ownership inscription of Crown Prince of Hanover, his library label to spine.

A book on comparative anatomy inspired by the work of Richard Owen and Charles Bell's Bridgewater Treatise on the hand, which asserted the existence of an overall divine plan in animal morphology.