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Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex.


Published by John Murray, London, 1871
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Antiquariat Botanicum, ABAA (Lynden, WA, U.S.A.)

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1st edition 2nd issue. 2 volumes. 8vo (19.5 cm). Original green cloth. Collation: Vol. I - viii, 423 pp. + 16 pp. (ads.); Vol. II - viii, 405, 406-475 (index) [1] pp. + 16 pp.(ads.) Illustrated with numerous figures and drawings throughout the text. Original green cloth binding with title, author, vol., and publisher in gilt on spine, top and bottom of which have gilt decoration. The ends of spine of in Vol. I are frayed. Corners of both volumes are rubbed and bumped with some loss of cloth. Bookplate of Swedish book collector, Thorne Virgin, on front pastedowns dated 1911. Thorne's ink signature, place and date (London 29-4- 1910) of purchase (?) on verso of front free end paper of both volumes. Inner hinges strengthened. Scarce second issue of this classic work with first use of the word 'evolution'. (Freeman, 937; G&M 227; Casey Wood, p. 310). Bookseller Inventory # 000013

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Title: Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to ...

Publisher: John Murray, London

Publication Date: 1871

Binding: Original Cloth

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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