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The Principal Works of Charles Darwin. The Origin of Species. The Descent of Man by  Charles Darwin - Hardcover - Collected Edition  - 1886 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 007845)

The Principal Works of Charles Darwin. The Origin of Species. The Descent of Man

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The Principal Works of Charles Darwin. The Origin of Species. The Descent of Man

by Darwin, Charles

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued
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About This Item

New Yo K: John B. Alden, 1886. Uncommon early collected edition of Darwin's two most famous works. Includes index..Two columns to the page. 253, 334 pages : illustrations. In original blue cloth, Very Good, light wear to cloth at tips, rear hinge just starting. With the bookplate and ownership signature dated 1886 and in pencil of W. W. Curtis. Tipped to front end page a two page handwritten speech titled "Darwin and Herbert Spencer" attributed to "Jus. Fiske - Doct. of Evolution Address before Brooklyn Ethical Association May 31, 1891". . Collected Edition . Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
007845
Title
The Principal Works of Charles Darwin. The Origin of Species. The Descent of Man
Author
Darwin, Charles
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Collected Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
John B. Alden
Place of Publication
New Yo K
Date published
1886
Bookseller catalogs
Biology; History of Science; Philosophy of Science;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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Dale Steffey Books

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