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The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on Evolution

Cope, Edward D.

Published by New York: D. Appleton and Company, . First edition, 1887
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. xix, 467, (16, ads), 18 full page plates, 81 text-figures. Publisher's brown pebble cloth, gilt-lettered on the spine, lg 8vo. The volume presents 21 essays on evolution by Cope listed under four general categories - Part I: General Evolution; Part II: Structural Evidence of Evolution; Part III: Mechanical Evolution; and Part IV: Metaphysical Evolution. First from the private library of J.M. Stedmann of State A. & M. College, Auburn, with his signatures on the front endpaper and title page. Later from the library of noted ichthyologist and herpetologist George Sprague Myers with signatures on the front endpaper and on the title page. Cloth on the spine has been preserved with clear shellac coating. Slight shelf wear, a bright, tight, and clean copy in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 2904

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Title: The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on ...

Publisher: New York: D. Appleton and Company, . First edition

Publication Date: 1887

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books ? if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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