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Kennedy, Joseph C.G.:

PROGRESS OF STATISTICS; READ BEFORE THE AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL & STATISTICAL SOCIETY, AT THE ANNUAL MEETING IN NEW YORK, DEC.1, 1859. BY...SUPERINTENDENT OF THE UNITED STATES CENSUS; CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY, AND OF THE ROYAL STATISICAL COMMISSION OF BELGIUM, AND LONDON AND DUBLIN STATISTICAL SOCIETIES, ETC., ETC.

J.F. Trow, Printer, New York: 1861 29, [1 blank] pp. Original printed wrappers [light dustsoiling, a few small edge chips]. Stitched. Clean text. Very Good. Statistics "develop the real condition of the human family, taking the place of vague and unwarrantable ideas wherein absurd theories were established and which, by diverting the mind from truths, and wasting the intellectual energies of man upon illusions, threw discredit upon knowledge itself." Statistics are based on "the slow and laborious process of experimental investigation and mathematical deduction." OCLC 16403210 [9]. Sabin 37433n.


Book Id: 19305

Price: $150.00

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