On the Origin of Species, by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Charles DARWIN.
On the Origin of Species, by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.

On the Origin of Species, by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.

London: John Murray, 1869. Fifth edition, (tenth thousand). 8vo. (xxiv), 596 pp. Recent dark green full morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to two panels. Folding chart. Light foxing to the half title, very good. Freeman, 387. First published 1859, this was the first edition to include Darwin's borrowing of Herbert Spencer's phrase "survival of the fittest", appearing at the head of chapter IV. Item #34660

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