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Darwin, Charles
GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON SOUTH AMERICA. BEING THE THIRD PART OF THE GEOLOGY OF THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE. SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 1846
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259
Darwin, Charles
GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON SOUTH AMERICA. BEING THE THIRD PART OF THE GEOLOGY OF THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE. SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 1846
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
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Darwin, Charles
GEOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS ON SOUTH AMERICA. BEING THE THIRD PART OF THE GEOLOGY OF THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE. SMITH, ELDER AND CO., 1846
8vo, FIRST EDITION, folding engraved map, 5 plates, one hand-coloured, with an additional advertisement plate with manuscript caption for Sowerby's Fossils of British Strata bound at end, illustrations, 32pp. advertisements at end dated July 1846, original purple cloth with price in gilt at foot of spine, occasional slight offsetting, binding faded, somewhat rubbed, lower joint with tears, short tear to folding map without loss
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Catalogue Note

This is the third part of Darwin's geological results of the Beagle voyage. The three parts were published over five years and comprise The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs (1842, see lot 257), Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands Visited (1844, see lot 258), and this work. They were eventually published together in one volume in 1851.

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

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London