Very Good in Good jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back First Printing. There was a privately printed limited edition. Fully bound in brown cloth, silver imprinted titles and design on spine. Rough cut. Internals clean and unmarked. Green jacket with white bold lettering is clean, frayed with some chipping at head and tail of spine and at corners. There is a triangular piece missing from the front edge of the spine head on the jacket. Now in archival protective cover. A comprehensive and insightful look at Darwin, the man, as well as Darwin, the scientist. The results of his global surveying voyage on the H.M.S. Beagle as a naturalist radically changed the way mankind perceives itself and its world. 743 pages with Bibliography. 6.75 x 9.75 inches. 1980, Doubleday, New York, New York, USA.
Fine in fair dust jacket. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 743 p. Audience: General/trade. FIRST EDITION AFTER A PRIVATELY PRINTED LIMITED EDITION 1980 THERE IS A NAME INSIDE THE COVER AND THE DUST COVER IS CLIPPED THE DUST COVER IS IN JUST FAIR CONDITION THERE ARE WORN CORNERS AND SEVERAL TEARS ON THE SPINE AREA RARE BOOK
ISBN 0385120648. Hardback. First Printing. Signed by Author on half title page. Very Good condition book with brown spotting to top edge, in a Very Good condition dustjacket with minor closed tears, rubs and creases around its edges. Tight, sound, unmarked copy. We have placed dustjacket in a brodart protective cover and it looks much better than described.
Very Good in Near Fine jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) 743pp. 1st Trade Edition. Original cloth. This copy warmly inscribed and signed by the author on the half title. Edges of the text block spotted. One corner bumped. The jacket is creased at the spine ends. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall.
Good in good dust jacket. Signed. First Edition. First Edition, Dust Jacket Covered in a Mylar Jacket, SIGNED by author, Dust Jacket chipping along the edges, Very Clean Copy-Over 500, 000 Internet Orders Filled.
Dust Jacket Included. Signed by Author(s) First Trade. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on half-title. 9"x 6", 743 pgs; color endpapers; select bibliography; edited by Jean Stone, foreword by Allan Nevins; "THE ORIGIN fills an important & long regretted gap in the literature on Charles Darwin. A. L. Rowse, the distinguished British historian, calls it 'an extraordinary achievement on Irving Stone's part. The whole world knows Darwin's name, but hardly anything about the man, the human being. Now at last we shall be able to see him & his work in the round, in proper perspective. '" (from DJ) Top front corner bumped. VG-/VG-.
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