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, 1882. Sixth edition, twenty-fourth thousand. 8vo. (iii)-xxi, (1), 458, bound without the half title. Contemporary prize binding from University College School, dark red full calf, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered label, the college crest in gilt to the upper board and their prize label to the front pastedown signed by the headteacher, endpapers and all edges marbled. Folding plate. Joints sometime repaired, slight fading to the edges of the boards, else very good. Freeman, 408, with 19 titles listed in the advertisement to the verso of the title page. Item #36226

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