classic books, online novels, book, greatest authors, collection, library, literature, literary
 
 
Classic Books
Classic Books CD
Authors / Books
Testimonials
 
Classic Authors
Biographies
Photos / Art
 
Wallpaper
Classic Books Desktop
 
Links
Links / Resources
Classic Books Contact
Sitemap
   

THOMAS HUXLEY

Classic Literary Author, Books

Thomas Huxley (1825 – 1985)

classic book author, Thomas Huxley, Origin of Species, aldous huxley, brave new world, HMS rattlesnakeBorn Thomas Henry Huxley, in Ealing west London to a father who was a mathematics teacher. After completing medical studies at Charing Cross Hospital, Huxley went on to the University of London, excelling at anatomy and physiology, later using his skills as an assistant surgeon on the HMS rattlesnake whilst appointed to duties with the navy.

During his expeditions in the southern hemisphere, Thomas Huxley took an interest in marine invertebrates and his work saw him elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Thomas Huxley resigned from the navy in 1854, becoming a lecturer at the School of Mines. A year on, he married Henrietta Anne Heathorn, whom he had met in Sydney. Between them they had eight children. Thomas Huxley’s grandson Aldous Huxley was to become very famous in his own right, known for such books as Brave New World. Other notable Huxley’s include Julian Huxley (founder of the World Wide Fund for Nature) and Andrew Huxley, a Nobel laureate.

Thomas Huxley died in 1985 after a long and painful illness.

Literary Classics contains 560 authors, and thousands of unabridged books.
The Thomas Huxley unabridged classic books, included on the Literary Classics CD are:

  • AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND SELECTED ESSAYS
  • ON THE RECEPTION OF THE 'ORIGIN OF SPECIES'
literary classics, book collection on cd
books on cd

£19.99 £14.99 ($29.99)

 


[LITERARY CLASSICS] [BIOGRAPHIES] [PHOTOS/ART] [WALLPAPER] [LINKS] [CONTACT] [SITEMAP]

Website Created and Designed by RAVE WEB DESIGN