A DISCOURSE ON THE STUDIES OF THE UNIVERSITY. With an Introduction by Sir Eric Ashby and Mary Anderson
Edition: First of this edition
England and New York: Leceister University Press / Humanities Press, 1969. Blue boards. pp (26), (viii), 198. Facsimile reprint, with new Introduction, of the Cambridge 1832 edition. Light and neat ink underling to only half a dozen scattered words in text, a few tiny ink margin ticks, small ink note at bottom of rear flap of jacket, else fine, no owner names. Orange price-clipped dust jacket has a light damp stain at bottom, edge nicks and minor rubbing, VG and bright otherwise. A volume in the publisher's The Victorian Library series. An argument for the liberalization of the English university curriculum. Sedgwick was the great Christian geologist at Cambridge who got Darwin interested in the subject. "This volume reprints the expanded, published version of the discourse given in 1832 in Trinity College Cambridge. Adam Sedgwick dealt with two controversial issues of his time; the significance of the new gerological data about the origins of the earth, and the attitude which Christians should adopt towards the theory of utility." - jacket.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover.