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Charles Darwin
1889 2vol The Origin of Species with The Descent of Man Charles Darwin
London: John Murray, 1889. Click here to see our other books! The Origin of Species with The Descent of Man Charles Darwin 1889 John Murray : London 7.5" by 5" xxi, 458; xvi, 693pp SUMMARY Two beautifully bound, early editions of Charles Darwin's seminal scientific works. Early Edition,Fine Binding Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed This book weighs 2 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 29.99 EU Postage: £ 21.99 European Postage: £ 23.99 Asia Postage: £ 37.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 38.99 DESCRIPTION 'The Origin of Species' is a sixth edition, thirty-seventh thousand, and 'The Descent of Man' is a second edition, twenty-fifth thousand. The first printing of the second edition was in 1874 and this is a later printing of that edition in 1889. Both are in uniform full calf bindings, with gilt stamping to the spines and boards. Bound by Bickers and Son as indicated by the binder's stamp to the verso of front endpaper. Bookplate to the front pastedowns, dated 1890. Presented to J H Nimmo for Chemistry at Mill Hill School. With the crest for Mill Hill School to the front boards. The 'Descent of Man' was the first of Charles Darwin's works to use the word 'evolution' and this can be found to page 2 of the first volume. It next appeared in Darwin's sixth edition of 'Origin' published in the following year. This work continues on the principles laid out in Darwin's 'On the Origin of Species' which served as an abstract of his theory. Here, Darwin applies his evolutionary theory to humans and proceeds to detail his theory of sexual selection. He also looks at evolutionary p … [Click Below for Full Description]
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