Charles Darwin; His Life Told In An Autobiographical Chapter, And In A Selected Series Of His Published Letters..
Bound in original half red morocco over red cloth; spine in compartments with raised bands with blind stamped bands and gilt titles. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Slight sunning of top edge, spotting of endpapers and a few damp stains on lower margins of last few pages, not affecting text; otherwise a very good copy.
John Murray, Albemarle Street.,
Edited by his son, francis darwin. with portrait.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 5 x 7.5 inches. vi + [vi] + 348 pp.
Illustrated by portrait frontispiece and by facsimile.
First edition of the abridged version of the Life and Letters (1887), edited by Charles Darwin's son, Sir Francis Darwin (1848-1925). In a handsome binding.
[Stock No. 25040]