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now with advantage, unless considerable additions were made to the
references, thus giving more appearance of personal controversy to the
memoirs than is desirable. After all, the omission of these two chapters, in
which I find nothing to recant, improves, as I am told, the general balance
of the book.
                   FRANCIS GALTON.
The Telotype: a printing Electric Telegraph, 1850; The Narrative of an Explorer in Tropical
South Africa, 1853, in “Minerva Library of Famous Books,” 1889; “Notes on Modern
Geography” (Cambridge Essays, 1855, etc.); Arts of Campaigning: an Inaugural Lecture
delivered at Aldershot, 1855;
The Art of Travel, or Shifts and Contrivances available in
Wild Countries, 1855, 1856, 1860 (1859); fourth edition, recast and enlarged, 1867, 1872;
Vacation Tourists and Notes on Travel, 1861, 1862, 1864; Meteorographica, or Methods of
Mapping the Weather, 1863; Hereditary Genius: an Enquiry into its Laws and
Consequences, 1869; English Men of Science: their Nature and Nurture, 1874: Address to
the Anthropological Departments of the British Association (Plymouth, 1877); “Generic
Images: with Autotype Illustrations” (from the Proceedings of the Royal Institution), 1879;
Inquiries into Human Faculty and its Development, 1883; Record of Family Faculties,
1884; Natural Inheritance, 1889; Finger-Prints, 1892; Decipherment of Blurred Finger-
Prints (supplementary chapters to former work), 1893;
Finger-Print Directories, 1895;
Introduction to Life of W. Cotton Oswell, 1900; Index to Achievements of Near Kinsfolk of
some of the Fellows of the Royal Society, 1904; Eugenics: its Definition, Scope, and Aims
(Sociological Society Papers, vols. I. and IL), 1905; “Noteworthy Families” (Modern
Science); And many papers in the Proceedings of the Royal Society, Journals of the
Geographical Society and the Anthropological Institute, the Reports of the British
Association, the Philosophical Magazine, and Nature.
Galton also edited Hints to Travellers, 1878; Life-History Album
(British Medical Association), 1884, second edition, 1902; Biometrika
(edited in consultation with F. G. and W. F. R. Weldon), 1901, etc.; and
under his direction was designed a Descriptive List of Anthropometric
Apparatus, etc., 1887.
The following Memoirs by the author have been freely made use of in
the following pages
1863: The First Steps towards the Domestication of Animals (Journal of Ethnological
Society); 1871
: Gregariousness in Cattle and in Men (Macmillan’s Magazine); 1872:
Statistical Inquiries into the Efficacy of Prayer (Fortnightly Review);
1873: Relative
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