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Charles Darwin, A Monograph of the Cirripedia, Two Volumes, 1st/1st. Rare!
1951. Used with wear and tear. 1851/1854 Original cloth covers have been re-backed with matching vintage cloth. Some wear to the head and tail of the spine. Bindings tight and square. Original yellow coated end papers have been reinforced using matching paper. Blind-stamps only (no ink) from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Text generally clean. Some browning but generally good. An excellent copy of an exceedingly scarce set - the first and only issue. Darwin spent much of his time for 8 years (beginning in 1846) on this work. Only 800 copies were printed. - most still held by institutions. Please note, due to a high percentage of fake orders from fake accounts, if you have less than 10 Feedback payment must be made immediately by Pay Pal or other arrangements confirmed by us, immediately. You will be sent a message, if there is no reply, the order will be cancelled and your account blocked from future purchase. Thank you for your understanding. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Festival Art and Books (dogfark) [Machynlleth, United Kingdom]
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