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Montagu, Ashley
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES FROM HIS LIBRARY, COMPRISING:
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Montagu, Ashley
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES FROM HIS LIBRARY, COMPRISING:
Estimate
8001,200
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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Montagu, Ashley
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES FROM HIS LIBRARY, COMPRISING:
i) Darwin, C. The Origin of Species... fifty-sixth thousand. 1899, pencil markings by Montagu in margins and a few notes loosely inserted on a scrap of paper, ex-University College, Southampton, copy with label and a few stamps, original cloth--ii) Huxley, T.H. Man's Place in Nature. New York, 1896, modern cloth--iii) Freud, S. Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis. 1922, FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, typed note signed regarding Montagu's reading of this copy in order to give the first ever lectures on psychoanalysis in an English university, original cloth, worn--iv) Pickering, C. The Races of Man... new edition. 1851, coloured plates, original cloth, soiled--v) Benedict, R. Patterns of Culture. Boston and New York, 1934, FIRST EDITION, 1p. typed notes signed by Montagu loosely inserted, original cloth, dust jacket (some wear)--vi) De Beer, G. Embryos and Ancestors... third edition. Oxford, 1958, typed letter signed from the author loosely inserted, original cloth, dust-jacket--vii) Rink, H. Tales and Traditions of the Eskimo. 1875, illustrations, modern cloth; all 8vo
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Provenance

Ashley Montagu ([born Israel Ehrenberg], 1905-1999), signature in each volume

Catalogue Note

Seven volumes from Ashley Montagu's library, some with pencil marks in the margins to note interesting and important passages.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London