[CORAL REEFS; BEAGLE EXPEDITION] Les récifs de corail : leur structure et leur distribution
DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882)
Paris : Germer Baillière et Cie., 1878. Octavo, contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards with gilt lettering (corners bumped), spine with raised bands, gilt decoration and lettering, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, xx, 344 pp, 3 folding colour plates.
Translation of Darwin's The structure and distribution of coral reefs, first published in 1842 as part of a series of studies of geology by Darwin which were based on findings made on the voyage of the Beagle. This French edition is a translation of the English second edition of 1874.
Unrecorded in Australian collections.
$ 220.00 AUD