Title ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION.
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher London Collins Clear-Type Press
Seller ID 30030
525 pp + publisher's catalogue , 16mo (6 1/8" H), thin burgundy leather over card covers/spine - gold lettering and decoration on spine, top edge gilt - in slipcase. Burgundy endpapers, b&w frontispiece. Contents: Historical Sketch; Introduction; Variation under Domestication; Variation under Nature; Struggle for Existence; Natural Selection; Laws of Variation; Difficulties on Theory; Instinct; Hybridism; On the Imperfection of the Geological Record; On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings; Geographical Distribution; Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings : Morphology : Embryology : Rudimentary Organs; Recapitulation and Conclusion; Index. Corner crease on half-ftile page, very light edge wear, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block. a few small areas of darker colour on front cover. Slipcase has very light edge/corner wear.