The Expression Of The Emotions In Man And Animals; With Photographs And Other Illustrations. Charles Darwin.

The Expression Of The Emotions In Man And Animals; With Photographs And Other Illustrations

London: John Murray, 1872. First edition. Hardcover. 374 pages. 19 x 13 cm. First edition, second issue with misprint "htat" on first line of p.208. 7 heliotype plates numbered in arabic numerals containing 30 images, and 21 engraved illustrations in the text. The only work by Darwin to be illustrated with photographs, and one of the first books to feature heliotype plates. Darwin's important contribution to psychology, in which he argues for the innate or inherited character of facial expression, rebutting Charles Bell's hypothesis that expressive muscles are a special human endowment. FREEMAN 1141. GARRISON-MORTON. 4975. Backstrip chipped head and foot, slight cover bubbling. Orig. green cloth backstrip lettered in gilt. Very good. Item #21438

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