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Stopes, Marie C. | The Human Body

  • Third printing, originally published in 1926.

    The Human Body, by birth control advocate, palaeontologist and eugenicist Marie Stopesis an illustrated introductory text to human anatomy and physiology, covering topics such as the breath and heartbeat, the muscles, the five senses, the brain and nervous system, and reproduction.

  • London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1929.

    Octavo. Original purple cloth, title to spine gilt. 7 chromolithographic anatomical plates of which 2 are flaps on plate VII. Diagrams throughout the text. Contemporary ownership signature of W. M. Rollason to the front free endpaper. Light spotting to the edges of the text block, light partial tanning to the free endpapers, short closed tear at the edges of two of the plates, not affecting the images.