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[Scopes, John]
A COLLECTION OF WORKS RELATING TO TRIAL OF JOHN SCOPES FOR TEACHING EVOLUTION, INCLUDING:
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[Scopes, John]
A COLLECTION OF WORKS RELATING TO TRIAL OF JOHN SCOPES FOR TEACHING EVOLUTION, INCLUDING:
LOT SOLD. 1,625 GBP
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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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[Scopes, John]
A COLLECTION OF WORKS RELATING TO TRIAL OF JOHN SCOPES FOR TEACHING EVOLUTION, INCLUDING:
i) [Anon] The World's most Famous Court Trial. Tennessee Evolution Case. Cincinnati: National Book Company, [1925], 2 plates, original blue cloth, [Grolier Club, Darwin (2004), p.30], binding somewhat rubbed--ii) Darrow, C. The Story of My Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR, original cloth, dust-jacket, [Grolier Club, Darwin (2004), pp.30-32], binding frayed with soiling and marks to spine, supplied dust-jacket frayed at extremities--iii) Allen, L.H., editor. Bryan and Darrow at Dayton. New York: Arthur Lee & Company, [1925], plates, original cloth, spine dulled--iv) Graebner, T. Essay on Evolution. St. Louis, 1925, illustrations, original cloth, together 4 vol., all FIRST EDITIONS; and 12 others (16)
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Clarence Darrow was the defence lawyer for teacher John Scopes in 1925. Scopes was charged in 1925 for teaching evolution in a Tennessee school; he lost the resulting court case, and was fined $100. The law under which he was prosecuted remained in place until 1967.

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

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London