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DARWIN, Charles

Published by John Murray, London (1859)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1859. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. ix, [i], 502 pp. With 1 folding plate. Half-morocco over marbled boards of the period. An excellent copy inscribed by Leonard Darwin, Charles Darwin's son, with related material bound in at the end, including a 2-page letter signed by Darwin, and an unrecorded offprint of a paper on Darwin's work. Preserved in a half-morocco solander box (see provenance). First edition, first issue, of Darwin’s historic and pioneering work on the theory of evolution; certainly the most important biological book ever written. Bound in: 1. Half-title inscribed by Leonard Darwin: This is the first edition of the Origin -- written by my father -- containing a passage on p. 184 which he always regretted to have omitted in later editions -- 10 April 1927. Refers to the black bear and the possibility of their development by natural selection into aquatic animals, reprinted in the first four American editions (Osborn, Book Collector, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 77-78 (1960); Freeman, p. 76).2. ALS. Charles Darwin to Lady Drysdale. [ca. 1859]. 2 pp. (possibly lacking 1 page). The letter is addressed to the mother-in-law of Dr. Lane, whose Moor Park spas Darwin and his wife frequented after 1857. The letter was probably written while Darwin was at a hydropathic spa in Ilkley, Yorkshire from October to December, 1859. At that time Lane was moving to Sudbrooke Park, Surrey, which Darwin and his wife visited the following year.3. ALS. George Augustus Rowell to Sir James Emerson Tennent (of Tempo Manor). 3 Alfred Street, Oxford, December 12, 1860. 3 pages.4. ROWELL, George Augustus. "Mr. Darwin’s Theory." Reprinted from the Oxford Chronicle of Dec. 8, 1860. 8 pp.First edition of this unrecorded offprint on Darwin’s theory of how instincts are neither endowed nor learned, but a result of "accidental natural selection." Rowell states that Darwin fails to sufficiently support his case, and "actually his examples of the cuckoo and the bee sting demonstrate the wisdom of the Creator." Interestingly enough, the author unwittingly offers further evidence in support of Darwin’s theory.Provenance: This copy of the Origin was presented to Sir James Emerson Tennent (1804-1869), best known for his works on the natural history of Ceylon, by George Augustus Rowell (1804-1892), underkeeper of the Ashmolean and of the Oxford University Museum. The Rowell letter notes that he became despondent about his scientific work and burned all his manuscripts, papers and apparatus. He eventually changed his mind, and in 1862 published a second edition of his pamphlet on pain. A slip bound in at the end by Sir Charles Langham, Baronet of Tempo Manor notes that Leonard Darwin had signed the book while visiting him, and that in 1946, the book was appraised at £ 20. Dibner, Heralds of Science, 199; Freeman, 373; Printing & the Mind of Man, 344b. Bookseller Inventory # 13831

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Darwin, Charles

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York (1860)

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Item Description: D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, First Printing. This is the First Issue of the American Edition. A beautiful copy. The book is bound in the ORIGINAL publisher's cloth with minor wear to the edges. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with minor wear. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy of this First Edition in collector's condition. We buy Darwin First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14746514032

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DARWIN, CHARLES.

Published by New York: D. Appleton, 1860 (1860)

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Item Description: New York: D. Appleton, 1860, 1860. First American Edition; first issue. Minor scattered foxing and spotting; small label removed from the top corner of the front paste-down; fraying at the extremities strengthened; an excellent copy. Bookseller Inventory # 25274

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Darwin, Charles.

Published by D. Appleton and Co: NY (1860)

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Item Description: D. Appleton and Co: NY, 1860. Folding chart, 8 x 5, pebbled greenish cloth, 432 pp with index, covers rubbed, extremities professionally repaired with matching green cloth, spine dull, inner hinges starting to crack, bookplates (front: Detroit architect Theodore Hinchman; rear: handwritten Detroit bookseller plate), first 16 pp insect damaged at lower fore corner, water stained at lower margins throughout, folding plate browned, contents toned with scatered spotting, couple of ink marks on p147 else a decent, collectible copy of the FIRST AMERICAN ED, FIRST STATE (with only two notices opposite title page). Bookseller Inventory # 98-6483

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Darwin, Charles

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York (1860)

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Item Description: D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1860. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair+. No Jacket. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST STATE, with only two notices opposite the title page; no dj; from the library of the linguist Glenn Gilbert, with Gilbert's inscribed bookplate laid in, pencilled writing on the inside covers and endpapers by booksellers and former owners, otherwise unmarked, original binding has rear hinge almost loose, front hinge shows cracked paper but still firmly attached, edges darkened and rubbed, corners bumped and rubbed, top of spine has 8 cm of spine cover missing, bottom of spine has 3 mm missing, internally some foxing but generally in good condition, overall rating Fair+; a sought after volume by collectors of Darwin, the theory of natural selection, and the history of biology, also the transfer of Darwin's ideas to the United States; original blind stamped pebble green cloth; 8vo -- 212 millimeters tall; 432 numbered pages, plus folding chart after p. 108. Bookseller Inventory # 002847

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Item Description: S.-Peterburg, 1864. 8vo. Bound in a beautiful recent pastiche-binding of red half calf with blue marbled paper over boards. Five raised bands and elegant gilding to spine. End-papers renewed. A bit of damp staining and a bit of brownspotting. A very nice and fine copy. XIV, 399, (1) pp. + 4 pp. of advertisements + 1 plate. Extremely rare first edition of the first Russian translation of Darwin's "Origin of Species", a main reason for the widespread effect of Darwinism in Russia, where the theory met less resistance in the 1860'ies than it did in Western Europe. In Russia Darwinism had a profound influence not only upon the different sciences, but also on philosophy, economic and political thought, and the great literature of the period. For instance, both Tolstoy and Dostoevsky referenced Darwin in their most important works, as did numerous other thinkers of the period."In 1864, S.A. Rachinsky, professor of plant physiology at St. Petersburg University, produced the first Russian translation of the "Origin". Although not a masterpiece of translation art, the book sold out so quickly that in 1865 it went through a second printing. By this time Darwin's ideas were discussed not only by scientists but also by such popular writers as Dmitri Pisarev and M. A. Antinovich." (Glick, p. 232). Rachinsky began translating the "Origin" in 1862 and wrote an important article on the theories presented in it, while working on the translation. This article and the translation of the "Origin" into Russian were responsible for the great success and rapid, widespread knowledge of Darwinian theory of evolution in Russia. "Darwin was concerned that the "Origin of Species" reach naturalists across the world, but translations of that complicated work raised problems for Darwin. If he found it difficult to make the reader "understand what is meant" in England and America, at least in those two countries he and the reader were discussing the "Origin of Species" in the same language. Foreign language editions raised not only the thorny question of translating Darwinian terms, but also the problem of translators, who often thought it proper to annotate their editions to explain the "significance" of Darwinism. The first Russian translation of the "Origin of Species" (1864) appeared, however, without any comment whatever by the translator, Sergei A. Rachinsky, professor of botany at the University of Moscow. Rachinsky had begun the translation in 1862 and published an article on Darwinism while continuing work on the translation in 1863." (Rogers, p. 485). In the year of publication of the translation, 1864, Pisarev wrote a long article in "The Russian Word", which purports to be a review of this translation; the critic complains about the absence of notes and commentaries by the translator. Pisarev furthermore points to several errors in the translation and to numerous infelicities of expression. Acknowledging the importance of the work, however, and of the spreading of Darwinism in Russia, he goes on in his own essay to provide a much more popular account of Darwin's theory and to impress upon his readers its revolutionary significance.Nikolai Strakhov also reviewed the translation immediately upon publication, acknowledging the effect it would have. Strakhov, however, recognized potential dangers inherent in the theory and expressed them in his review of Rachinsky's translation. He praised the work for its thoroughness and rejoiced in the evidence that man constituted the highest stage of organic development; but then he went on to argue that by moving into questions of philosophy and theology, the Darwinists were exceeding the limits of scientific evidence. Like Pisarev, Tolstoy enthusiastically embraced Darwinism. "The first mention of Darwin in Tolstoy's literary "Nachlass" is found in one of the drafts to "War and Peace". There Darwin is listed, apparently quite favorably, among leading thinkers "working toward new truth" [.] Thus by the late 186. Bookseller Inventory # 49697

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Charles Darwin

Published by D. Appleton & Co (1860)

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Item Description: D. Appleton & Co, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. A Very Nice Example of the First State of the First American Edition of one of the most influential works of the 19th Century. Quite Scarce in first State (with 2 quotations facing title page instead of 3). A nice example, bound in green patterned cloth with unusually strong spine gilt. Spine tips and hinges professionally reinforced. A few original 19th century pencil notes. Text block is strong and complete. A pleasing example of the scarce title!. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-11141361790

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Darwin, Charles

Published by London: John Murray (1860)

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Item Description: London: John Murray, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. SECOND EDITION. Original green cloth. Some rubbing, light wear to spine ends. Near fine. Before publication of the Origin, Darwin wrote to his publisher, "It may be conceit, but I believe the subject will interest the public." The first edition of 1250 copies sold out immediately; this second edition of 3750 copies was issued soon thereafter. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-3552990122

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Item Description: London, Murray, 1860. ix,502p.+ advertisements 50pages Murray dated Jan. 1860. original green cloth gilt decorated (a bit rubbed, some slight foxing. Old owner's entrie on titlepage.) In very good condition. in it's original cloth binding. with binder's label. : " Bound by Edmonds & Remnants London". (At the last flyleave.) Second edition. (Freeman 376 c).with fifth thousand on titlepage. Dibner Heralds 199. G. & M. nr. 220. Horblit 23 b. P.M.M. 344b ( all first ed.) The theory of evolution. A good copy of the sec. ed. Dibner :"This, the most important single work in science, brought man to his true place in nature". In very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 15680

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DARWIN, Charles

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Item Description: Murray, 1860. Second edition, second issue as usual, dated 1860. Original publisher's green cloth, titled in gilt to the spine with blind stamped decoration to the covers, brown coated endpapers. 32pp of adverts dated January 1860. A very good copy indeed, which is bright and fresh with a small, invisible split to the head of the spine and a minor abrasion and previous owner's name to the front endpaper. Internally clean with tight hinges and just a little looseness between some sections. A well preserved copy of a fragile book. Single fold-out diagram. Almost universally regarded as the most important scientific book of the nineteenth century. "Darwin not only drew an entirely new picture of the workings of organic nature; he revolutionised our methods of thinking and our outlook on the natural order of things. The recognition that constant change is the order of the universe had been finally established and a vast step forward in the uniformity of nature had been taken" (PMM). For the second edition, "The misprint 'speceies' is corrected and the whale-bear story diluted, an alteration which Darwin later regretted, although he never restored the full text" (Freeman). Freeman 374, PMM 344b (first edition). Bookseller Inventory # 29636

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Item Description: Hard cover. Folding lithographed diagram. 8vo, orig. pale green cloth (head & foot of spine with slightest chipping, occasional unimportant foxing), covers stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. New York: D. Appleton, 1860. First American edition, "second issue" with three quotations on verso of half-title. A very good and bright copy preserved in a slip-case. ? Freeman 378. For the first edition, see Horblit 23b; Dibner, Heralds of Science, 199; and Printing & the Mind of Man 344b. Bookseller Inventory # JHABES3609

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Charles Darwin

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1860. Gilt Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Darwin (illustrator). 2nd Edition. A fine copy, bright in the original gilt deep green cloth. This is the 2nd edition fifth thousand, (total) issued one year after the 1st edition of 1859, which sold out in weeks. The same text block. With the armorial engraved bookplate of Thomas Ashton. Lord. acquired Basil's at Oxford in 1970 while on a student journey to Oxford. John Murray, London, 1860. 2nd Edition. 20 x 14 (8" x 5.5"). : Second edition, fifth thousand of Darwin's masterpiece, published by John Murray of London in 1860, the year following the first edition. 502 pages. Size; 20 x 14 cms (8" x 5.5"). note, there was an expert repair to the joints by Alan Grace of Surrey UK, great binder, now late. and, note, complete set of all the ads at the rear of the volume, often missing in inferior copies. The text and fold-out diagram are clean, THE BOOK: 'can we doubt . that individuals having any advantage, however slight, over others, would have the best chance of surviving and of procreating their kind?' In the Origin of Species, Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. His insistence on the immense length of the past and on the abundance of life-forms, present and extinct, dislodged man from his central position in creation and called into question the role of the Creator. He showed that new species are achieved by natural selection, and that absence of plan is an inherent part of the evolutionary process. Darwin's prodigious reading, experimentation, and observations on his travels fed into his great work, which draws on material from the Galapagos Islands to rural Staffordshire, from English back gardens to colonial encounters. Printing and the Mind of Man. featured in Horblitts and all science collections, the key to any library in science, compares to the 100,000 dollar 1st edition. Special postage express hand delivery only. Size: 8vo. By the Binder. Bookseller Inventory # 1000781

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Darwin, Charles

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1861. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 3rd Edition. Third edition, seventh thousand. The book is firmly and squarely bound in the original green cloth, lettered in gilt to the spine, the corners and spine ends are somewhat bumped, there is some minor marking and the gilt is a little faded. The text block is tight, I am fairly sure the endpapers are new, or at any rate have been inserted in the past twenty years, the previous collector owned the book for fifteen years and had not had the work done, but was not sure whether it had been done prior to his purchase. Otherwise, it is a little age toned with some minor spots of foxing and a neatly written name and address to the half title page. An attractive copy of an important edition, which contained substantial textual alterations. Bookseller Inventory # 001799

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Darwin, Charles ; Darwin, Francis (ed.)

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Item Description: Cambridge University Press, 1909. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. All Points match. [Freeman 1556]. Top edge gilt. Green cloth. The spine is very faded, the corners and the bottom edges have some light rubbing, some light foxing to edges of page block, other in fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 2025164

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Darwin, Charles

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York (1860)

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Item Description: D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1860. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. First American Edition. First American Edition. 1st American Edition, fourth state. No just jacket as issued. xi, [5]-116, 116*-121*, 117-440, [2-ads] pages. 1 folding plate opposite page 108. 8vo. Publisher's original dark green pebbled cloth with blind stamped decorations. Corner tips and head/tail spine with wear. Previous owner's name and date pasted down on front endpaper. Rear hinge with thin archival tissue repair. Gutter dampstaining to the first few pages in decreasing intensity (worst on the front 2 flyleaves, but still partly visible on title page and a few pages past. Pages 110-111 with dark brown stain from old newspaper insert. Unreadable embossed owner name on rear pastedown. Several pages have creases from reading turns. Light foxing throughout. Small ding to outer hinge rear panel. Pencil scribbles on endpapers. Even so, presents nicely on the shelf. Slightly musty. Cloth. The First American edition, fourth state (Freeman 380) with "New edition, revised and augmented by the author" on the title page, and a supplement (pages 426-432) of authors additions and alterations. As such, this volume actually improves on the first edition, first state, with additional information. Bookseller Inventory # 23682

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DARWIN, Charles.] WILBERFORCE, Samuel.

Published by London: John Murray. 1860 (1860)

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Item Description: London: John Murray. 1860, 1860. First edition. 8vo. 614pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary quarter tan calf over marbled boards with black title labels. Gilt ruling to spine compartments, minor scuffing and edgewear. Very good indeed, strong and extremely handsome. Includes errata slip for the Darwin review tipped in at the contents page. Contains the first appearance of Bishop Wilberforce's review of Darwin's Origin of Species, "review" being a technical term. "frothing exhibition of ignorance" being the more colloquial description. Not only did this review bring him into Thomas Huxley's sights, resulting in their famous debate, it also probably did more to cement Darwin's reputation as a solid scientist in relation to a number of his peers (R.I. Murchison for example is reputed to have encouraged Wilberforce in his review out of sheer jealousy at the attention Darwin was receiving). A handsome copy of a scarce piece of natural history, an important review of a very important book. Bookseller Inventory # 41576

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Darwin, Charles

Published by D. Appleton & Company, New York (1860)

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Item Description: D. Appleton & Company, New York, 1860. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good-. Dust Jacket Condition: No dust jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo. Fold out diagram on p 108. Freeman 379. 432 pp. Original blind stamped pebble cloth. Gilt lettering to spine. Corners bumped; head and heel of spine frayed; 1/2? split of cloth to front joint; large dampstain to first several leaves, heavy foxing to first and last several leaves; interior occasionally foxed; previous owner?s name inked in corner of front pastedown, another owner?s small label on front free endpaper. First American edition, third issue (3 quotations opposite title page, ?revised edition on title page). Bookseller Inventory # 35807

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1890. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Issued Without a Dust Jacket. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Sixth edition with additions and corrections to 1890. Thrity seventh thousand. BOOK DESCRIPTION: Original green cloth, xxi, 432pp, folding diagram. Freeman ref: F436 CONDITION: FINE. The original binding has not been restored and remains in excellent condition, with minor shelf-wear only to the covers. No nicks to the cloth of the spine. Gilt nice and bright. Original endpapers not cracked. Text generally very clean. Minor foxing spots to page edges (see photos). An excellent unrestored copy - highly desirable - having a solid binding and no previous ownership marks or inks. The sixth is generally held to be the last significant edition, containing as it does Darwin's final major corrections and revisions. Published in 1872, it is the first edition with the title The Origin of Species, and includes among many other revisions a new chapter (VII) inserted to refute the views of the Catholic biologist St. George Mivart. There is a glossary, and the word 'evolution' is used in the text for the first time. An attractive and desirable copy of the 'most important scientific work of the 19th century' (Horblit) and 'the most important biological book ever written' (Freeman). Bookseller Inventory # 6513

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Item Description: John Murray, 1888. 8vo., Sixth Edition, Thirty-Third Thousand, with a folding diagram, front free endpaper and following leaf lightly frayed at fore-edge; original arches-style binding of green cloth, decorative gilt back, chocolate endpapers, uncut, very short tear in upper joint else a bright, crisp copy. With 32pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. The sixth is generally held to be the last significant edition, containing as it does Darwin's final major corrections and revisions. Published in 1872, it is the first edition with the title The Origin of Species, and includes among many other revisions a new chapter (VII) inserted to confute the views of the Catholic biologist St. George Mivart. There is a glossary, and the word 'evolution' is used in the text for the first time. An attractive and desirable copy of the 'most important scientific work of the 19th century' (Horblit) and 'the most important biological book ever written' (Freeman). SCARCE IN ANYTHING LIKE THIS CONDITION. Freeman (Darwin), 131; Freeman (BNHB), 907. Bookseller Inventory # 25361

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Darwin , Charles

Published by John Murray, London (1895)

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Item Description: John Murray, London, 1895. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. 6th Edition. The 6th edition when the text was finally completed, with additions and corrections - (Forty-Seventh Thousand). Bound in original green cloth, good condition. Spin with gilt lettering. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 030121

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DARWIN, Charles.

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Item Description: John Murray, London., 1900. New impression. The first "popular" edition, this follows the text of the corrected sixth edition of 1872. pp xxxii, 703. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait; folding diagram. Original green cloth lettered in gilt. Cover edges just a little rubbed. Endpapers tanned. Margins of frontispiece a bit spotted. Very good. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # DARWINCH022319

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Darwin, Charles

Published by The Editors, New Haven, Jan-June, July-Nov. 1860. In the January issue, volume 29, of the Journal this is the announcement of the forth coming volume of Darwin's Origin of Species to America. (1860)

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Item Description: The Editors, New Haven, Jan-June, July-Nov. 1860. In the January issue, volume 29, of the Journal this is the announcement of the forth coming volume of Darwin's Origin of Species to America., 1860. Edited by Benjamin Silliman and James D. Dana, Asa Gray, Louis Agassiz. Wolcott Gibbs First American printing. Pages: 460, 472. 9 1/2" x 6". Binding: Original tan wrappers with black titles at front and spine; generally unopened pages. ( Also contains Review of Darwin's Theory on the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection by Asa Gray. Contained in the March issue of volume 29. Gray, an American botanist, intimate friend and correspondent of Darwin and considered the foremost scientist to elucidate the Darwinian theory. In this review the first paragraph of Asa Gray's states "Fully to understand the foregoing essay of Dr. Hooker (note page 1-25, 305-326 of this volume has the essay by Hooker), it should be read in light of Mr. Darwin's book. The Essay is a trial of the Theory, an attempt by one inclined in its favor to see how the theory will work, when applied to the flora of a large and most peculiar province of the world. " pages 153-184. On the Origin of Species by Theophilus Parsons and Louis Agassiz. Both articles contained in the July issue, volume 30. pages 1-13; 142-155. Discussion between two Readers of Darwin's Treatise on the Origin of Species, upon its Natural Theology by Asa Gray and Treadwell. Contained in the September issue, volume 30. The index in volume 30 lists the discussion as between Gray and Treadwell. pages 226-239. ). Both volumes have minor loss of small pieces of the wrap at the edges, light browning at the wrappers and occasional slight to moderate soiling at volume 29; volume 30 old damp stain at the upper rear wrap edge extending internally to the edge of one plate and to page 460. Internally the text block and plates are clean and tight in the wrappers and generally unopened. Bookseller Inventory # 34603

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Item Description: D. Appleton and Company, NY, 1896. Rebound in Newer Full Cloth. Book Condition: VG Minus. "Authorized Edition" Stated (NAP). 8vos - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. This is an 1896 edition in two volumes - complete. The pages overall are in very good condition and largely unopened. But there are several scotch tape repairs to the title pages and first few pages of voloume two which also has sloppily opened 9cut) in a few spots. bound in bright red newer full-grained red cloth with gilt spine titles and small gilt 3-lobe leaf decoration underneath the lettering. Thought to be an early scholar's preferred edition and scarce for this particular year and edition. Bookseller Inventory # 028334

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Wilson, Edward O.; Charles Darwin.

Published by W.W. Norton, New York (2006)

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Item Description: W.W. Norton, New York, 2006. First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by the editor Edward O. Wilson on the title page, who has drawn an image of an ant. Fine in a fine dust jacket. The original slipcase is in near fine condition. Never before have the four great works of Charles Darwin—Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle (1845), The Origin of Species (1859), The Descent of Man (1871), and The Expression of Emotions in Man and Animals (1872)—been collected under one cover. Undertaking this challenging endeavor 123 years after Darwin's death, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward O. Wilson has written an introductory essay for the occasion, while providing new, insightful introductions to each of the four volumes and an afterword that examines the fate of evolutionary theory in an era of religious resistance. In addition, Wilson has crafted a creative new index to accompany these four texts, which links the nineteenth-century, Darwinian evolutionary concepts to contemporary biological thought. Beautifully slipcased, and including restored versions of the original illustrations, From So Simple a Beginning turns our attention to the astounding power of the natural creative process and the magnificence of its products. Bookseller Inventory # 4420

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Darwin, Charles

Published by Franklin Library, Franklin Center Pennsylvania (1978)

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Item Description: Franklin Library, Franklin Center Pennsylvania, 1978. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. Bound in premium full leather with hubbed spines. Limited edition, exclusively for the subscribers for the 25th anniversary. ; Franklin Library the Great Books of the Western World Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 507 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 62340

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Charles Darwin, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S.

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York (1898)

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Item Description: D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1898. Decorative Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Authorized Edition. 365 + xxvi pp. Gold edging on top. Fold-out illlustration (diagram). Still some uncut/unopened pages. Stains on front cover board. Minimal discoloration. A rare gem; a Hard-to-Find, Out-of-Print, scarce book. Volume 1 only! Tear on first front end page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collectibles, Rare Books. Bookseller Inventory # 1iiBf0019

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CHARLES DARWIN,, Written by English Naturalist, Inner DJ FLAP Pricecliped BUT $1 AT BTM, BLANK ENDPAPERS FOX WITH FORMER OWNER Inscription, Back Inner DJ flap Lists 10 Titles Origin Species end with Philosophy of Schopenhauer

Published by MODERN LIBRARY NY (1936)

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Item Description: MODERN LIBRARY NY, 1936. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. HBDJ, Modern Library Edition Giant. G27,NF-/GOOD, 1936, Stated FIRST MODERN LIBRARY EDITION., Foxed DJ shows 242 titles inside & on Backof DJ; Hardcover. Book Condition: NEARFine-. Dust Jacket Condition: GOOD cond with small stain front & small scuff Marks. .Toledano # G027.1; Style G3 binding in red; DJ shows 242 titles (Spring 1936) which is correct for first edition & back DJ says 27 Giants published so far; Foxed DJ Back is Gb2 DIFFICULT TO FIND WITH ORIGINAL DJ. Decorative DJ has price of $1.00 on bottom of front flap; is covered in mylar; has chips on spine edges; a long L-shaped closed tear on spine seam to center and across Back DJ. Book covered in maroon cloth and has silver lettering and trim; bright red topstain; wrinkling on top edge of spine; 1000 pages including Index of contents. few tiny dogeared pgs. Bookseller Inventory # 27750

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DARWIN, Charles] PECKHAM, Morse (ed.)

Published by Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1959. (1959)

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Item Description: Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1959., 1959. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 816 pp. Original cloth. Very Good, in worn dust jacket. This copy does NOT have any library markings. First Edition. This is the original edition. Bookseller Inventory # 12627

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Darwin, Charles

Published by Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania (1975)

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Item Description: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1975. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, Bound in premium full leather. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. A Limited Edition printed for subscribers only. Pristine.; The Franklin Library Collection The 100 Greatest Books of all Time.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 55334

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Darwin, Charles

Published by Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut (1976)

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Item Description: Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1976. Hardcover. First Edition; First Printing. Fine, Leather Bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines. A pristine volume.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 61448

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