An account of a phrenological lecture tour containing detailed information on nineteenth-century American society, first published in 1841.
George Combe (1788-1858) was an influential British phrenologist. These volumes, first published in 1840, contain Combe's account of a phrenological lecture tour he undertook in the United States between 1838-1841, and provide valuable details concerning nineteenth-century American society. Volume 2 covers his stay in Philadelphia and Maine.
1. The climate of Philadelphia, 1839; 2. Preservation of school-books; 3. Phrenology; 4. Sunday; 5. Phrenology; 6. Judge Darlington; 7. West Point; Appendix.