The Colour-sense; Its Origin And Development.
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, and Co. Ltd.
An essay in comparative psychology. second edition. (the english and foreign philosophical library)
8vo. 6 x 8.5 inches. xii + 282 pp. +  pp. publisher's advertisement. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with gilt and blue block of series title on front board. Deckled edges. Many pages uncut. Extremities worn with a few stains and spine and edges darkened. Fly leaves browned and scattered foxing, including preliminaries; otherwise a very good copy. Bookseller's label of Edward Baker, 14 and 16 John Bright Street, Birmingham. A study of colour vision and perception in animals and man, with a discussion of the psychological aspects in the last few chapters, some of the material having been previously published. Grant Allen (1848-99) was an influential Canadian born science writer and novelist, educated in England and a public promoter of Darwinism in England. He wrote about thirty novels, including early examples of detective and science fiction. His novel, The British Barbarians (1895), published in the same year as The Time Machine by H. G. Wells, also described time travel. The first edition was published 1879
[Stock No. 26976]