Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's Origin of the Species. Previous owner's name inside front cover. Slight spine slant. Light soiling to upper edge of textblock. Light wear to corners and upper and lower spine edges.
New Edition with a Portrait. 8vo. (approx. 20 x 13.5cm) hardback bound in green cloth, with gilt title to spine and green embossed title and decoration to upper board. 348pp., with a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Light wear to top and base of spine. Small bumps to one corner and lower edge of rear cover. Overall a VERY GOOD COPY. (Shelf 4)
8vo., [Fifth Edition] with a fine portrait frontispiece in photogravure toned in sepia (original tissue guard present) and a full-page facsimile (of Darwin's holograph) in the text, endpapers lightly browned; original green decorative cloth blocked in blind, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean, fresh copy. The abridged version of Francis Darwin's life of his father (the fourth edition of the 'Life and Letters' overall) first appeared in 1892. Freeman states that this New Edition includes an addition to the preface. The portrait frontispiece is engraved from the famous study by Mrs. Cameron. Uncommon in this condition. Freeman (Darwin), 351.
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