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Darwin, Charles
THE DESCENT OF MAN, AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX. JOHN MURRAY, 1871
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288
Darwin, Charles
THE DESCENT OF MAN, AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX. JOHN MURRAY, 1871
Estimate
1,5002,500
LOT SOLD. 5,000 GBP
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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Darwin, Charles
THE DESCENT OF MAN, AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX. JOHN MURRAY, 1871
8vo, 2 volumes, FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE (with p. 297 vol.1 beginning "transmitted", and errata on verso of title of vol.2), half-titles, illustrations, "postscript" leaf tipped in after p.viii in vol.2, 16pp. advertisements dated January 1871 at end of vol.1 and 2, original cloth, hinges weak or broken, binding slightly rubbed
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Provenance

Brighton Public Library, blind-stamp on titles (but with signed manuscript note on verso stating "this book has been stamped in error")

Literature

Freeman 937; Norman 599

Catalogue Note

The word "evolution" occurs for the first time in any of Darwin's works in The Descent of Man.

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

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London