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Darwin, Charles
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION, OR THE PRESERVATION OF FAVOURED RACES IN THE STRUGGLE FOR LIFE. JOHN MURRAY, 1859
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 GBP
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265
Darwin, Charles
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION, OR THE PRESERVATION OF FAVOURED RACES IN THE STRUGGLE FOR LIFE. JOHN MURRAY, 1859
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Darwin, Charles
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION, OR THE PRESERVATION OF FAVOURED RACES IN THE STRUGGLE FOR LIFE. JOHN MURRAY, 1859
8vo, FIRST EDITION, half-title, folding lithographed plate, 32pp. publisher's catalogue at end (dated June 1859) [Freeman's variant 3], original green blind-stamped cloth [Freeman's variant b] with binder's label of Edmonds & Remnants on lower fixed endpaper, collector's folding box, some slight spotting, occasional minor tears or creases, ownership signature to half-title, short tear to fold of folding plate, recased, some professional repairs to head and foot of spine, repairs to hinges, front free endpaper becoming loose at foot
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Literature

Freeman 373; Norman 593; PMM 344b; Grolier Club, Darwin (2004), pp. 19-20

Catalogue Note

Described by Freeman as "the most important biological book ever written" and within Grolier Club, Darwin (2004) as "one of the most influential books ever written".

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London