A Conscience in Conflict: The Life of St. George Jackson Mivart

By Gruber, Jacob W.

SKU# 17440

$ 18.00

Pp. x, 266; frontispiece portrait of Mivart.  Publisher’s original red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, original pictorial black dust jacket, lettered in white on the spine and front panel, lg 8vo.  “Sir Saint George Jackson Mivart is one of the forgotten heroes of the nineteenth-century biological battle.  Overshadowed by Huxley, Haeckel, and Darwin, Mivart also deserves recognition for contributing to the triumph of modern biology over pre-Darwinian science.  In this account of a mind in conflict, Gruber does justice to a long-neglected figure who epitomizes who epitomizes the tragedy of other Victorian scientists” (from the dust jacket flap).  Name sticker of Adele Bakovsky on the front pastedown.

Publisher Temple University Publications
Publisher Place Philadelphia
Date Published 1960
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A near fine copy in a slightly edgeworn and chipped good dust jacket.
Limited Edition