The Pleasures of Life by Lord Avebury


Hardcover. Conditon: Very Good-/Good+ 1917. MacMillan.

Lord Avebury was an English banker, Liberal politician, philanthropist, scientist and polymath. He made significant contributions in archaeology and several branches of biology. He coined the terms "Paleolithic" and "Neolithic" to denote the Old and New Stone Ages, respectively. He helped establish archaeology as a scientific discipline, and was influential in debates concerning evolutionary theory