Finger Prints. Francis Galton.
Finger Prints
Finger Prints
Finger Prints
Finger Prints
Finger Prints

Finger Prints

London: Macmillan & Co, 1892.

First edition. xvi, 216 pp. Publisher's dark maroon cloth, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, original dark green coated endpapers. A Very Good+ copy with cloth sunned at spine and along top edge, two small stains to spine, faint stain to front board, bumped corners. Former owners' bookplate and bookstore ticket to paste down, internally unmarked, sturdy binding, all 16 plates (one more than called for in index) present.

Galton pioneered the scientific use of fingerprints to identify individuals, which would have extraordinary ramifications for genetics and criminology. PMM 376. Item #140939811

Price: $1,500.00

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