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 3 concludes his account, and discusses 'American civilization'.
1. Cape cottage; 2. Cape cottage; 3. The banks; 4. Mr Lalor's prize essay on education; 5. Frauds; 6. American civilization, 1840; 7. Phrenology; 8. The application of phrenology to the present and prospective conditions of the United States; Appendix; Index.