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Darwin, Charles
A MONOGRAPH OF THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA, WITH FIGURES OF ALL THE SPECIES. PRINTED FOR THE RAY SOCIETY, 1851-1854
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Darwin, Charles
A MONOGRAPH OF THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA, WITH FIGURES OF ALL THE SPECIES. PRINTED FOR THE RAY SOCIETY, 1851-1854
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 2,750 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
A MONOGRAPH OF THE SUB-CLASS CIRRIPEDIA, WITH FIGURES OF ALL THE SPECIES. PRINTED FOR THE RAY SOCIETY, 1851-1854
8vo, 2 volumes, FIRST EDITION, 40 engraved plates, 3 hand-coloured, 2 further plates at beginning of each volume (both marked [p.]3*, one folding), a few illustrations, modern calf-backed boards, small ink-stain on title of vol.2
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Provenance

Haverhill Public Library, discreet blind-stamped library stamps

Literature

Freeman 339; Grolier Club, Darwin (2004), p.16

Catalogue Note

Published as nos. 21 and 25 of the Ray Society, this is Darwin's only contribution to formal taxonomy, probably printed in about 800 copies.

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

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London