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Charles Darwin
Journal of Researches into Natural History and Geology of the Countries during the Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle round the World under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R. N.
New York: Harper and Brothers, 1846. 2 volumes. vii, [1], 351; 324 + 8, 4 ad pp. Illustrated with a few woodcuts in the text. (8vo) 18x10 cm (7x4") original brown cloth with gilt titles to the spine, gilt vignettes to the front panels. Four pages of publisher's advertisements at the end of Vol 2. First American Edition.Darwin's first important publication, heavily foreshadowing his later evolutionary writings. This N.Y. edition was issued as Harper's "New Miscellany" titles, Volumes X-XI. Initially published in London in 1839, both as part of the official report of the Beagle expedition and as a separate title.Light wear to cloth with rubbing to edges, minor chips to spine ends; faint foxing to endpapers, scattered faint foxing, a nice copy; very good +.
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