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Charles DarwinOn the Origin of the Species
$6,500.00
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Publisher: John Murray, London, 1860
Used - Fine. A fine copy, bright in the original gilt deep green cloth. This is the 2nd edition fifth thousand, (total) issued one year after the 1st edition of 1859, which sold out in weeks. The same text block. With the armorial engraved bookplate of Thomas Ashton. Lord. acquired Basil's at Oxford in 1970 while on a student journey to Oxford. John Murray, London, 1860. 2nd Edition. 20 x 14 (8" x 5.5"). : Second edition, fifth thousand of Darwin's masterpiece, published by John Murray of...
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DARWIN, CharlesOn the origin of species by means of natural selection
$95,000.00
Publisher: John Murray, 1859
With 1 folding plate. Half-morocco over marbled boards of the period. An excellent copy inscribed by Leonard Darwin, Charles Darwin's son, with related material bound in at the end, including a 2-page letter signed by Darwin, and an unrecorded offprint of a paper on Darwin's work. Preserved in a half-morocco solander box (see provenance). First edition, first issue, of Darwin's historic and pioneering work on the theory of evolution; certainly the most important biological book ever written....
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DARWIN, CharlesOn the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
$150,510.75
Publisher: London: John Murray, 1859
London: John Murray, 1859. or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Octavo (191 × 117 mm). Contemporary green half calf, maroon label, gilt bands, marbled sides and edges, pale red endpapers. Housed in a dark green quarter morocco solander box made by the Chelsea Bindery. Folding lithographed diagram. Without adverts. Bookplate. Spine gently sunned, inscription just shaved by the binder, an excellent copy. First edition, presentation copy, to Edward William Vernon...
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DARWIN, CharlesOn the origin of species by means of natural selection
$95,000.00
Publisher: John Murray, 1859
With 1 folding plate. Half-morocco over marbled boards of the period. An excellent copy inscribed by Leonard Darwin, Charles Darwin's son, with related material bound in at the end, including a 2-page letter signed by Darwin, and an unrecorded offprint of a paper on Darwin's work. Preserved in a half-morocco solander box (see provenance). First edition, first issue, of Darwin's historic and pioneering work on the theory of evolution; certainly the most important biological book ever written....
B & L Rootenberg Rare Books & Manuscripts
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