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THE DESCENT OF MAN, AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX.
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THE DESCENT OF MAN, AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX.

By Darwin, Charles

London: John Murray, 1885. "NINETEENTH THOUSAND" to the title page; pp. xvi, 693. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine, and blind stamped decoration to boards, bright and fresh with light wear only, a little rubbed to head of spine. Contents clean and tight, original brown coated end papers, bookplate of Joan Emlyn to the front paste-down, light spotting to the front blank and half-title and last page, otherwise more or less unmarked, many pages unopened. A very good to fine copy. [Freeman .]. Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$184.18

INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS
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INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS

By Darwin, Charles

London: John Murray, 1876. "FOURTH THOUSAND" to the title page; pp. x, 462, errata slip tipped in at p. x. Original green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine, and blind stamped decoration to boards, bright and fresh with light wear only, a little rubbed to head of spine. Contents clean and tight, original brown coated end papers, bookplate of Joan Emlyn to the front paste-down, light spotting/browning to the front blank and half-title and last page of index, otherwise more or less unmarked, many pages unopened. A very good to fine copy. [Bibliographic note: first published on July 2 1875, with two editions in the same year with this edition following a year later; all these 1875/76 editions are ostensibly identical; Freeman 1221]. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$605.18

The Descent of Man and Selection in Relating to Sex (Complete in Two volumes).
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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relating to Sex (Complete in Two volumes).

By Darwin, Charles

London: John Murray, 1871. pp. vol. I: viii, 423, [1]; vol. II: viii, [2], 475 (bound without adverts and half-titles). First edition, first/second issue (vol. II. includes the important points of the first issue: Errata to the verso of the title page and the inserted postscript after p. viii concerning "a serious and unfortunate error"; vol. I. appears to be the second issue with "When" being the first word on page 297 etc.) Contemprary half leather with marbled paper boards, rubbed and faded to the spine, new paper spine labels applied (these are attached with reversible conservation glue only), a little chipped at the heads. All edges marbled with marbled end papers to match. Contents good and tight, contemporary book plates of Gertrude Dale to the front paste-downs; front and rear blanks a little foxed, less so to title pages, othewise unmarked, no annotation. A very good first edition copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.

$1683.97