Lessons in Elementary Physiology

Maker
1. Thomas Huxley (b.1825, d.1895)
2. Macmillian and Co (estab. 1843, closed 1999)
Date
1893
Description
A Small Green bound hardcover book with "Physiology" embossed onto the front cover, below stamped in a circle School Class Books / MacMillans. In Gold on the spine the title "Lessons in Elementary Physiology / Huxley / MacMillan & Co.

424 pages including index,. illustrated with a foldout. pencil and pen markings throughout.

A revised edition of "Lessons in Physiology", which discusses the structures and functions of the human body, the vascular system, blood and lymph, respiration, organs and their functions, the nervous system, and human tissues in 10 lessons.

Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895) was an English biologist, who was a keen advocate for Charles Darwins Evolutionary theory. Huxley helped elevate the place of science in society.
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Object detail

Date
1893
Medium
fabric, paper, cardboard, ink
Measurements
16.7 x 10.7 x 3.0 cm
Accession Number
HFA4301
Credit Line
Gift of John Gibson, 2022
Associated Person
Object Type
publications/book
Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum Category

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