Evolution; Its Nature, its Evidences, and its Relation to Religious Thought
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1898. Later edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , iv-xxii, , 4-382,  pp. Half contemporary pebbled brown sheep over marbled boards, gilt lettering and rules on the spine; top edge gilt. Illustrated with a few in-text diagrams. Labeled as the second edition on the title page but the second edition was published in 1891. UCMP Berkeley, "The impact of Joseph LeConte (1869-1901)". Le Conte was a natural historian who over his lifetime became a vocal proponent of Darwin's Theory of Evolution. However, throughout his life Le Conte attempted to fashion a blend of the scientific theory with his faith. Nevertheless he was an important American scientific communicator of Darwinism. Very Good+. Item #000012901
Minor rubbing to the extremities and three address labels on the free front endpaper.