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THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL - DARWIN, Charles - 1899. 
London, John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1899. Fifty-sixth thousand 1899, interesting provenence: Geoffrey Douglas Hale Carpenter, entomologist and author, presented to him from family in 1903, then bequeathed to Sir Alister Clavering Hardy, who served as zoologist on the RRS Discovery's voyage to explore the Antarctic between 1925 and 1927. Through his studies of zooplankton and its relationship with predators, he became expert in marine mammals such as whales. 8vo, approximately 190 x 125 mm, 7Â½ x 5 inches, folding chart, pages: xxi, -432 plus advert leaf, original publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind rules to covers. Binding rubbed, head of spine slightly chipped and worn, corners bumped, pale white spotting to covers, folding chart has small repair to blank side and has been slightly trimmed and reinserted, pale foxing to pastedowns and endpapers, shallow crease to centre of spine, many underlinings and some interesting annotations all in pencil, good copy. Freeman, The Works of Charles Darwin, page 89 No. 457. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST
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