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Life and Letters of Charles Darwin Vol. I,The

Darwin, Francis

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Item Description: Basic Books, Inc., New York, 1960. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Second Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Foreword by George Gaylord Simpson, B/W Illustrations, 558 Pages, Tightly Hinged Binding with No Owners Markings, Fading to the Background Gray Color on the Spine. Bookseller Inventory # 030458

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin, Editor

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Item Description: Basic Biiks, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. First Edition Thus. Fair Set of 2 hardcovers, no DJs. Set is ex-libaray with usual markings, volume 2 has been rebound with library covers. Text appears clean and unmarked. Bindings are tight, hinges strong.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!. Bookseller Inventory # 1208280119

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin in Two Volumes

Darwin, Francis, Ed.

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Item Description: Basic Books, Inc., New York, 1959. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jackets. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Spines are sunned and stained. Text blocks are clean and tight; bindings firm. Housed in a G+ slipcase. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 50997

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Charles Darwin - His Life told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and in a Selected Series of his Published letters

Edited By Francis DARWIN (Son)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1902. Green Cloth hardback. Book Condition: Acceptable/Good. No Jacket. New Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. No Dust Jacket Green cloth hardback with embossed design and lettering on front of cover and gilt lettering on spine, rubbed edges Sunned endpapers, previous owners name neatly written on front right hand endpaper dated 1902 Copious notes written in pencil on margin edges, foxing on side page edges webbing exposed by title page, otherwise clean tight copy in good condition, 348pp Frontispiece with tissue guard portrait of Charles Darwin. New edition with a portrait published by John Murray 1902 Book#06078 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 06078

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, including an autobiographical chapter

Darwin, Francis [editor]

Published by New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1959. Frontispiece portrait of Darwin in each of the two volumes. Published during the centenary of the publication of The Origin of Species, with a new foreword by George Gaylord Simpson. Originally published in 1888. (1959)

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Item Description: New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1959. Frontispiece portrait of Darwin in each of the two volumes. Published during the centenary of the publication of The Origin of Species, with a new foreword by George Gaylord Simpson. Originally published in 1888., 1959. Book Condition: Very good. First printing of this edition. Hardcover. Very good condition (no dust jackets). Spines and small vertical portion of the front cover of vol. 2 sun-faded. Internally clean and tight. Two volumes. Bookseller Inventory # 5111

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an Autobiographical Chapter

Charles Darwin

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Item Description: Basic Books, New York, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket, as issued. First edition thus. spines sunned, legible, clean and unmarked; in slip case which is in good condition. Edited by Francis Darwin; in 2 volumes. Bookseller Inventory # 994210

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin Volume 2

Darwin Francis

Published by Sheed & Ward, London (1887)

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Item Description: Sheed & Ward, London, 1887. hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First. 8vo. ex library,both hinges cracked,spine grubby. Bookseller Inventory # 500022108

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The life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin

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Item Description: Basic Books, New York, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Hard cover. Two volume set in slipcase. First Edition. 1120pp. Clean unmarked text. Very good boards, binding and slip case. Satisfaction guaranteed. 1120pp. Bookseller Inventory # 96079

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an Autobiographical Chapter, Volume 3

Charles Darwin, Edited by Francis Darwin

Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK (2009)

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2009. Softcover / Paperback. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. First edition. 216 x 140 mm. This book, the third of three-volumes detailing the life of Charles Darwin was edited by his son. It includes an autobiographical essay which Charles Darwin wrote with a view to informing his children and grandchildren, rather than for publication. This account of Darwin the man has never been bettered. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108003476

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an Autobiographical Chapter, Volume 2

Charles Darwin, Edited by Francis Darwin

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2009. Softcover / Paperback. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. First edition. 216 x 140 mm. This book, the second of three-volumes detailing the life of Charles Darwin was edited by his son. It includes an autobiographical essay which Charles Darwin wrote for his children and grandchildren, rather than for publication. This account of Darwin the man has never been bettered. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108003452

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an Autobiographical Chapter, Volume 1

Charles Darwin, Edited by Francis Darwin

Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK (2009)

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2009. Softcover / Paperback. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. First edition. 216 x 140 mm. This book, the first of three-volumes detailing the life of Charles Darwin, was edited by his son. It includes an autobiographical essay which Charles Darwin wrote with a view to informing his children and grandchildren, rather than for publication. This account of Darwin the man has never been bettered. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108003445

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Volume 1

Darwin, Charles

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Item Description: Cambridge Library Collection. Book Condition: New. 2009. 1st Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9781108003445

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CHARLES DARWIN His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter, and in a Selected Series of His Published Letters.

Darwin, Francis

Published by John Murray, London (1902)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1902. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Reprint. "SIXTH THOUSAND IN THIS FORM" to the title page; vi, [2], 348; portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine, and blind stamped decoration to boards, bright with light wear only, a little rubbed to head of spine and joints, slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, light spotting to the end papers, frontispiece and tissue guard, otherwise more or less unmarked, no inscirptionsmany pages unopened. A very good copy. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 026210

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin Including an Autobiographical Chapter

Darwin, Francis (Editor) His Son

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York, NY (1888)

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Item Description: D. Appleton and Company, New York, NY, 1888. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Frontis (illustrator). First Edition. Size=5.5"x8". (full book description) D. Appleton and Company, New York, NY, 1888. 1st Ed. (U.S.) Later Printing, VG, Hard Cover, No Dust Jacket. Size=5.5"x8", 562pgs(Index). Frontis. *Volume II of II ONLY!* Dark brown leather with black front cover trim, gold spine lettering and trim. Cloth slightly frayed foot of spine, 3/4" stain at bottom fore-edge corner margin of First Plate,o.w. clean, bright and tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Rest of text in Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!. Book. Bookseller Inventory # CONROY199484I

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, including an autobiographical chapter, in 3 volumes, Volume 2 only

Darwin, Charles, [edited by Francis Darwin]

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Item Description: Published by John Murray , London, 1887. , 393 pages, illustrated with frontispiece and facsimile of a page from note book of 1837 First Edition , spine tanned and rubbed at ends, faint marks to covers, hinges cracked but tightly bound, internally clean, in good condition , petrol blue waxed cloth with gilt titles to spine Octavo Hardback. Bookseller Inventory # 37329

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin 3 Volume Paperback Set: Including an Autobiographical Chapter

Charles Darwin, Edited by Francis Darwin

Published by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK (2009)

ISBN 10: 1108003427 ISBN 13: 9781108003421

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2009. Softcover / Paperback. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. First edition. 216 x 140 mm. This three-volume life of Charles Darwin, published five years after his death, was edited by his son. It includes an autobiographical essay which Charles Darwin wrote with a view to informing his children and grandchildren, rather than for publication. This account of Darwin the man has never been bettered. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108003421

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin, Editor

Published by Basic Biiks, NY (1959)

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Item Description: Basic Biiks, NY, 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Frontis Portraits (illustrator). First Edition Thus. 8vo. Includes an autbiographical chapter-----foreword by George Gaylord Simpson-----originally published in 1888------2 volumes in slipcase----no dj's issued-----i558 and 562 pages------appendix----index---handsome illustrated slipcase with Darwin portraits----all bright , clean and unmarked by owner---appears new and unread.-----a fine set----shipped in carton.---international order will require added postage. Bookseller Inventory # 003788

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The life and letters of Charles Darwin. Including an autobiographical chapter. Edited by his son Francis Darwin.

DARWIN, CHARLES.

Published by D. Appleton, New York (1887)

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Item Description: D. Appleton, New York, 1887. First American edition, 2 vols., 8vo, pp. viii, 558, [2] ads; iv, [2], 562, [2] ads; 2 frontispiece portraits and 4 plates; spine of vol. 2 quite spotted, spine ends chipped and cracked; good set only in orig. terracotta cloth stamped in gilt and black. Freeman 1456. Bookseller Inventory # 25024

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin.

Darwin, Francis (ed).

Published by D. Appleton and Co. (1887)

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Item Description: D. Appleton and Co., 1887. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG-. 1st Edition. 8vo. In two volumes. Frontis of Chs Darwin in each volume. Includes an autobiographical chapter. Brown pressed boards with only minor wear at spine ends and one bumped corner on Vol. 2. Tightly bound and no foxing. Bookseller Inventory # 452

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LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN, Including An Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by His Son, Francis Darwin in Two Volumes

Darwin, Francis (Editor)

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Item Description: D.Appleton, New York, 1896. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Re-issue. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Limited Authorized Westminster Edition. 1,000, copies were printed of which this is number 26. An early reissue of the first American edition. With six black and white illustrations on plates, including portraits and manuscript facsimile. 8vo, original brick red cloth, lettered and ruled on the spines in gilt, the upper covers with a decorative border in black and with matching decorative border in blind on lower covers. viii, 558; iv, 562. A very good set with just a hint of darkening to the spines. Volume 1 has a previous owner's name written in pencil with a date of 1899. Below is a longer quote from Balzac wtritten in ink. This is the first and most basic life of Darwin. It contains the first version of Darwin's autobiography, which was edited to avoid giving offense to his widow (the full text was not published in English until 1958). The letters were selected with a more personal rather than scientific bias, with particular emphasis on the period during which Darwin was writing and preparing for publication his Origin of Species. This issue is in a more convenient format then the British 3 volume set. No date is present but the two volumes were published around 1895 or 1896. Bookseller Inventory # 007185

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Life and Letters of Charles Darwin Including an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by His Son, Francis Darwin. 3 Vols. FIRST EDITION.

DARWIN, Charles] DARWIN, Francis (ed.)

Published by London: John Murray, 1887. (1887)

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Item Description: London: John Murray, 1887., 1887. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Original cloth. Bubbling in cloth of Vol. I. Corners of covers of Vol. II worn. Corners of covers of Vol. III bumped. First Edition. Freeman 1452. Bookseller Inventory # 11319

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Including an Autobiographical Chapter [Volume I only]

Darwin, Charles ; Darwin, Francis (editor)

Published by John Murray, London (1887)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1887. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Association copy of this important early edited collection of Charles Darwin's letters. With the presentation inscription of Francis Darwin (Charles Darwin's son and editor) to Reginald Darwin (son of Francis Sacheverel Darwin) on verso of front free endpaper, the Darwin armorial bookplate with the motto 'Cave et Aude' (beware and dare) on front pastedown. ix, 395 pages, illustrations, portrait frontispiece. First edition. Green cloth boards, gilt top edge, edges rubbed and spine faded. Some initialed pencil annotations apparently by Reginald Darwin in margin. Glue residue to front free endpaper, tip of front free endpaper clipped, old bookseller's pencilled notes opposite gift inscription, binding shaken. Photographs available on request. All books dispatched same or next working day in robust packaging. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 005131

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, including an Autobiographical Chapter.

DARWIN, Charles.

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Item Description: Hard cover. Edited by his Son, Francis Darwin. Frontis. in each vol., two plates, & illus. in the text. Three vols. 8vo, orig. pale green-grey cloth (hinges a bit shaky in Vols. I & III, upper joint of Vol. III with a short tear), spines lettered in gilt. London: J. Murray, 1887. First edition of the "first and basic life of Darwin."–Freeman, p. 172. Very good set. Minor bubbling of cloth. Signature of "Edwd. Davidson, 21st December 1887, Weybridge" on title of each volume. ? Freeman 1452. Bookseller Inventory # JHABES3616

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin with an Autobiographical Note

Charles Darwin

Published by John Murray, London (1887)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1887. Full Calf. Book Condition: Fine. 2nd Edition. London: John Murray, 1887. 2nd. Edition. 3 volumes, 8vo., pp. [x], 395 + 1; [iv unpaginated], 393 + 1; [iv], 418, Period full gilt calf extra signed English binding in very fine condition, near mint, unopened with as new joints and inner hinges, errata at pp. x, added errata slip at pp. x, 3 portrait frontis , 2 text illustrations, 1 plate, 1 facsimile of a page from a note book of 1837, photo-lithographed , as called for in the plate list, edited by his son Francis Darwin, 3 large 8vo. volumes, extra postal charges, Note, given the note of 2nd edition on title page indicates this is a 2nd issue of the 1887 1st edition. Originally published in green cloth, now this is a handsome set of a key essential item in any collection of Charles Darwin. Size: 8vo. Signed Binding. Private Press. Bookseller Inventory # 1000419

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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Including an Autobiographical Chapter.

Darwin, Charles]. Francis Darwin, Ed.

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Item Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. London: John Murray, 1887. First edition, in three volumes (ix, 395; 393; 418, appendices, index), illustrated with three frontispieces and several other engravings reproduced from the popular press. Tall octavo (22 cm.), in blue-green publisher’s cloth, gilt titles to spines. The first 160 pages or so of Volume I comprise a brief ancestral history, an autobiographical sketch (apparently much shortened) intended originally for Darwin’s wife and children, and a description of Darwin’s daily habits and practices by Sir Francis Darwin, his son and the editor of the collection. The first of these many letters, characteristically, begs the help of J. M. Herbert, a university friend, in collecting several varieties of beetles Darwin was eager to examine. A commentator in the TLS once mentioned Darwin wrote six million words (more or less, I imagine) in his long life; a great many of them are collected here, arranged topically and chronologically, portraying Darwin’s daily communications with others, suggesting his prodigeous capacity for work, and proving how much one might accomplish absent the convenience of telephones and the distractions of television. For the most part the text of the three volumes remains unopened (and unread) and will require the careful application of a paper-knife to access the text of the letters-- careful, because Murray’s paper is slowly becoming age-toned and a bit dry. One signature in the second volume is loosened but still attached, spine ends and corners are slightly worn, cloth spine of volume two a bit bubbled here and there. Save these quite minor faults, a very attractive copy of the first edition of Darwin’s collected letters (about ten years later an additional collection, also by Francis Darwin, was published). Bookseller Inventory # 1173

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