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DARWIN, Charles (1809 - 1882)

The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex (1872)

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New York; D. Appleton and Company; 1872. Two volumes, octavo, brown cloth with black decoration, lettered in gilt to spine (chipped at head and foot of spines), previous owner’s name to endpapers, Vol. I, pp. [iv]; (blank);  vi, 409; (blank); [2 – advertisements); [2 – blank]; 25 text illustrations; Vol. II, pp. [ii]; (blank), viii, 436, [12 – advertisements), [2 -blank]; 51 text illustrations, extensive index; a very good set.

The second edition, reprinted, of Darwin’s important work on natural selection.

The third US edition, based on the second U.K. issue of the previous year (Freeman 938) with no list of Errata to Volume I and with the errors corrected.

Freeman 943.