Illus. with drawings & photos. Louisville, Ky.: Renz & Henry, (1892). 8vo. Dark green cloth, stamped in black, gilt & blind. All edges stained red. 289 p. + (interesting) ads. 2nd edition, revised & enlarged. A bit of wear at extremities; else fine. 
Lydston was Professor of the Surgical Diseases of the Genito-Urinary Organs and Syphilology, in the Chicago College of Physicians and Surgeons, Lecturer on Criminal Anthropology in the Union Law School, etc. Included are essays about syphillis and other venereal diseases, "A Study of a Series of Degenerate and Criminal Crania," etc.