Herbert Spencer letter to Dear sirs, 1892 May 12.


Spencer, Herbert, 1820-1903. Herbert Spencer letter to Dear sirs, 1892 May 12.

Herbert Spencer letter to Dear sirs, 1892 May 12.

Spencer writes to Dear sirs, 12 May 1892, in which he expresses surprise that the unnamed publishers claim his father's book, Inventional Geometry, is their property; he goes on to recount the publication history of the work, and asks them to explain their claim. Inventional Geometry was republished in 1892 by William & Norgate, London, who may be the recipients of the letter.

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