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Charles DARWIN

[NATURAL HISTORY] 1871 The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. 2 vols., with prospectus laid-in

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"[NATURAL HISTORY] 1871 The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. N.Y. Appleton, [(1871); 2 vols., 409 436 pages, ads at end; brick red cloth, black designs, gilt spine lettering. spine ends chipped, cloth covers dust soiled, toning to pages, a few signatures starting to loosen where gutters feel strained or cracked.  

Joseph Curley Woodward bookplate, designed by W.F. Hopson, 1902.

With publisher's promo for THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES in each volume. " Works of Charles Darwin. " D. Appleton Company.  Have just published a new edition of THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES | BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION.  4 p.Publisher's promotional flier, beginning with: "  A new American edition of ""The Origin of Species,"" later than the latest English edition, has just been published, with the author's most recent corrections and additions. In the whole history of the progress of knowledge there is no case so remarkable of a system of doctrines, at first generally condemned as false and absurd, coming into general acceptance in the scientific world in a single decade. " The text is repeated, in part, by the ad for ORIGIN OF SPECIES bound in at the end of each volume.

A landmark publication in acceptable condition. 

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