G. H. [George Hawkins] Pember: Animals: Their Past and Future, Manukau in Manukau, Auckland for sale


Previous owner's signatures: Rutherford Waddell; Lindsay S. Rogers; Hardwicke Knight. Pencil marginalia on endpapers listing names and dates and places of death of 9 dogs, died 1897-1917. Review clipping of this title pasted to front endpaper. Some other marginalia throughout the book. ; 1895 edition of a title that was originally published as a 29 page octavo sized volume in 1883. This edition is 66 pages + [6] pages advertisements. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering and some gilt decoration on front board. Page dimensions: 152 x 106mm. All page edges gilt. Uncommon. Theological musings about the positions of man and the animal world, after the fall of man."He seems to think that animals once possessed the power of speech, serpents and asses alike, but that the fall of man seriously lowered the position of the creatures"- from the review clipping pasted to the front endpaper."Thus, in reckoning up the ghastly tale of crime, God had not forgotten that ruthless felling of cedar and cypress, and burning of forests, which had brought terror and destruction upon the wild beasts."- page 43, regarding Lebanon. By the author of"Earth's Earliest Ages, and their connection with Modern Spiritualism and Theosophy"and"Theosophy, Buddhism,&Signs of the End". [Seller Ref: KnightCol]; 16mo
G. H. [George Hawkins] Pember
Animals: Their Past and Future
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Hodder and Stoughton, London
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2 - 5 days
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Hard cover
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Very good
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Renaissance Books
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