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DARWIN, Charles
The Various Contrivances by which British and Foreign Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing
London: John Murray, 1862. First edition, 8vo, vi, 365, (1), 16 advertisement, 16 advertisement pp. One folding plate plus 33 illustrations in the text, new endpapers, Dutch bookbinder's label to the foot of the rear paste down. Original plum cloth, some marks and rubbing, rebacked retaining almost all of the original backstrip. Freeman 800, binding variant b. With two distinct sets of Murray's advertisements bound in at the end, both dated September 1871, as called for. The second edition didn't appear till 1877. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Bow Windows Bookshop [United Kingdom]

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