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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Lyell, Sir Charles
VARIOUS EDITIONS OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN, FROM THE AUTHOR'S LIBRARY:
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LOT SOLD. 27,500 GBP
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388

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE CHARLES, 3RD BARON LYELL

Lyell, Sir Charles
VARIOUS EDITIONS OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN, FROM THE AUTHOR'S LIBRARY:
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Lyell, Sir Charles
VARIOUS EDITIONS OF THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN, FROM THE AUTHOR'S LIBRARY:
The Geological Evidences of the Antiquity of Man. With remarks on theories of The Origin of species by Variation. John Murray, 1863, second edition, revised, frontispiece, upper hinge partially split; another copy, third edition, revised, frontispiece, LYELL'S RETAINED COPY WITH HIS OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE ON FRONT ENDPAPER; another copy, fourth edition, revised, frontispiece, AUTHOR'S RETAINED COPY WITH HIS OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE ON ENDPAPER AND NOTE ON LAKE DWELLINGS ON FRONTISPIECE, marginal annotation on p.481 (probably authorial); these all original green cloth gilt; another copy of the third edition, revised, pencil annotations on rear endpaper (? possibly by a family member), original purple-brown cloth (slightly smaller size than the green cloth issue), printed label on spine, binding sunned, label torn; another copy, second American edition, Philadelphia: George W. Childs, 1863, LYELL'S RETAINED COPY, with his inscription in ink on front endpaper "From 2nd edn Antiquity English edition" and neat autograph addition to title page, original dark green cloth gilt; all illustrated with woodcuts; 8vo (5)
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