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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES by  Thomas H HUXLEY - First Edition - 1863 - from Boston Book Company (SKU: 86997)

ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES

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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES

by HUXLEY, Thomas H

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1863. HUXLEY, Thomas H. ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES: or, the Causes of the Phenomena of Organic Nature. A Course of Six Lectures to Working Men. NY, D. Appleton, 1863. 8vo. 150pp. + [3]ff. ads. First American edition. Pebbled cloth with paper spine label. Wear to extremities; light rubbing; chips to label; internally fine but for two faint library stamps on front pastedown. Bookplate. Huxley was Professor of Natural History at the Jermyn Street School of Mines. Uncommon.

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86997
Title
ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES
Author
HUXLEY, Thomas H
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Date Published
1863

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pebbled
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