Dactylography, or the Study of Finger-prints


    THIS little book is the latest addition to the “Twentieth Century Science Series,” which includes volumes that treat scientific subjects in a popular manner for the general reader. Mr. Faulds here writes in an interesting way on a subject with which his name has long been associated as an authority, and the reader is provided with a trustworthy account of the technique of printing and scrutinising finger-patterns and of classifying them. The practical results which followed the study of finger-prints are enumerated, and the future prospects of the subject outlined.

    Dactylography, or the Study of Finger-prints.

    Henry Faulds. Pp. 127. (Halifax: Milner and Company, n.d.) Price 1s. net.

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