by Sir Francis Galton
Publisher: Macmillan and Co. 1892
Number of pages: 216
Landmark discusses the evidence validating fingerprints as a means of personal identification, permanence of the fingerprint characteristics, uniqueness of an assemblage of ridge details, and the variability and classifiable nature of finger patterns -- along with such fundamental investigations as biological and racial variations and the inheritance of fingerprint traits.
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