Darwinism, An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection with some of its Applications. Alfred Russel WALLACE.

Darwinism, An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection with some of its Applications.

London: Macmillan and Co., 1889. First edition, 8vo, xvi, 494, (2 advertisement) pp. Portrait frontispiece, extending coloured map and 37 text figures, very slight marginal browning throughout, later armorial bookplate. Original gilt titled green cloth, spine slightly darkened with minor rubbing and slight wear to the foot. Wallace's letter to Darwin from the far east in 1858 led to their collaboration and prompted Darwin to publish "The Origin of Species" a year later. This work updates his theories for a society where evolution "is now universally accepted as the order of nature in the organic world" (Preface). Item #34342

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