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The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, in two volumes.

Darwin, Charles

Published by New York: D. Appleton, . Second edition., 1876
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Pp. xiv, 473, (4, ads); x, 495, (10, ads); 41 text-figures. Publisher's original brick red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, blind-stamped with four wheels with spokes that are decorated in black on the front and rear covers, original light yellow clay-coated endpapers, sm 8vo. Freeman 881. This is the second American edition (fourth thousand) but the first Appleton edition. Unlike most other Darwin titles, the first American edition was issued by Orange Judd in 1868. This 1876 Appleton second edition was taken from the London John Murray second edition of 1875. Signature of H. Pemberton dated July 1876 the front endpaper of each volume. Armorial bookplate with "H. P." below the coat of arms. Edge wear to cloth at the head and foot of the spine and to the outer joints, wear to outer bottom corners of binding, bookplate neatly removed from the front endpaper of volume 1; a tight and clean copy in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 4822

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Title: The Variation of Animals and Plants under ...

Publisher: New York: D. Appleton, . Second edition.

Publication Date: 1876

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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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