Book — xxiv, 25-656 p. col. front., illus., plates (l fold.) fold. col. chart. 29 cm.
Prefatory remarks by R. R. Gliddon.-Letter from Lieut. A. W. Habesham.-Letter from Prof. L. Agassiz.-Letter from Prof. J. Leidy.-On the distribution and classification of tongues, by A. Maury.-Iconographic researches on human races and their art, F. Pulszky.-The cranial characteristics of the races of men, by J. A. Meigs.-Acclimation, by J. C. Nott.-The monogenists and polygenists... with an inquiry into the antiquity of man, viewed chronologically, historically and paleontologically, by G. R. Gliddon.-Commentary upon the principal distinctions observable among the various groups of humanity, by G. R. Gliddon.-On the geographical distribution of the Simia in relation to that of some inferior types of men, by G. R. Gliddon.