Anthropometric Laboratory.  Notes and Memoirs. [No. 1]

by Francis Galton
Richard Clay, 1890.

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Facsimile courtesy of Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University.

This is a reissue in one volume of several reports about the work of the Anthropometric Laboratory.  It is exceptionally rare: only one extant copy has been traced by  There may, of course, be copies in private hands (if you have one, let us know).

Chapter I:
Why do we measure mankind?

Chapter II:
Human Variety.

Chapter III:
On the advisability of assigning marks for bodily efficiency in the examination of candidates for those public service[s] in which bodily efficiency is of importance.

Chapter IV:
On the principle and methods of assigning marks for bodily efficiency.