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Darwin, Charles
A COLLECTION OF 15 VOLUMES, DARWINIANA, INCLUDING:
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Darwin, Charles
A COLLECTION OF 15 VOLUMES, DARWINIANA, INCLUDING:
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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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
A COLLECTION OF 15 VOLUMES, DARWINIANA, INCLUDING:
i) Fitz-Roy, Robert. The Weather Book. 1863, FIRST EDITION, 16 plates, contemporary half calf, rather wornii) Müller, F. Facts and Arguments for Darwin. 1869, first edition in English, illustrations, original cloth, bookplate of Frederick Ducane Godman; iii) Bewick, T. A General History of Quadrupeds. Newcastle, 1820, seventh edition, illustrations, contemporary calf, signature of Gwen Raverat (Darwin's grand-daughter and artist), occasional spotting, binding worniv) Cholmondeley-Pennell, H. The Sporting Fish of Great Britain. 1886, FIRST EDITION, 16 chromolithographed and 2 plain plates, Francis Darwin's copy with his signature and bookplate, original vellum-backed cloth, spine somewhat markedv) Sidney, Rev. Edwin. A collection of 6 pamphlets in one volume. [c.1856-1860], contemporary half calf; vi) Darwin, Francis, editor. The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. 1887, 3 volumes, FIRST EDITION, a few plates, original cloth; vii) Myrtle, Harriet. A Day of Pleasure... for young children. 1853, small 4to, 8 engraved plates, most coloured by a former owner, inscribed "Lizzy Darwin Dec. 1852", contemporary half calf, plates spotted, slightly rubbed, upper joint splittingviii) Parsons, Theophilius. On the Origin of Species. New Haven, 1860, 13pp. offprint from the American Journal of Science and Arts, vol. 30, original printed wrappers (loose and chipped); and 5 others (including Berta Ruck's (a cousin of Bernard Darwin) own annotated copy of her autobiography A Story-teller Tells the Truth (1935)), all but one 8vo (15)
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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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