1872 Our Poor Relations: A Philosophic Essay
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Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
Our Poor Relations is a philosophical essay by Colonel Edward Bruce Hamley, originally published in 'Blackwood Magazine.'
A fascinating essay reflecting the author's compassion for animals and his horror for their abuse. Looking at the relationship between humans and animals. In this volume, he condemns vivisection and the collecting of moths.
Illustrated with a frontispiece and four full plates, as well as a few illustrations in text by Ernest Griset.
In the original publisher's cloth binding with illustration in gilt to the front board. Externally very smart with only minor shelf wear and a slight bumping to the head and tail of the spine. With a minor mark to the front board. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean. Illustrated with a frontispiece and four full plates and a few in text illustrations.
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