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

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

London: John Murray, 1873. Sixth edition, thirteenth thousand. 8vo. xxi, 458 pp. Contemporary red full morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered direct to one panel, attractive gilt ruled decoration to the other compartments, gilt tooled inner dentelles with fleur-de-lys cornerpieces, marbled endpapers with the "Queen's Prize" bookplate of the Science and Art Department of the Committee of Council of Education to the front pastedown, all edges gilt. Folding plate. Slight foxing to the endpapers, a very handsome copy. Freeman, 396. The fourth issue of the sixth edition, first published the previous year, which had a new chapter (VII) and a glossary by W.S. Dallas. Item #35673

Price: £1,200.00

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