The Descent Of Man, And Selection In Relation To Sex.

DARWIN, CHARLES.

£100.00

Publisher

John Murray, Albemarle Street

Place

London

Date

1885

Synopsis

By charles darwin, m.a., f.r.s. second edition, revised and augmented. nineteenth thousand. with illustrations.

Item Description

SECOND EDITION. 8vo. 5.25 x 7.75 inches. xvi + 693 pp., including index. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, with blind stamped borders enclosing panel on boards. Top edge untrimmed. Slight wear to extremities, including head of spine, and slight cracks to front and rear endpapers adjacent to gutter but affecting binding. Some spotting of fly leaves and preliminaries, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 78 wood engravings in text. The first edition in two volumes was published 1870. It included the word 'evolution' (p.2) for the first time in any of Darwin's works. (Freeman 959, p. 128-132).

[Stock No. 27125]

Search by typing:

Or Choose a Category: