Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, published on 24 November 1859, is a work of scientific literature which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. For the sixth edition of 1872, the ...
Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, published on 24 November 1859, is a work of scientific literature which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. For the sixth edition of 1872, the short title was changed to The Origin of Species. Darwin's book introduced the scientific theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural selection. It presented a body of evidence that the diversity of life arose by common descent through a branching pattern of evolution. Darwin included evidence that he had gathered on the Beagle expedition in the 1830s and his subsequent findings from research, correspondence, and experimentation. (Wikipedia)
Good. No dust jacket. Highlighting/underlining. few penciled in notes and underlining. 538 p. Includes: illustrations, index. Nice copy, top pg. edge gild, pages yellowed, cover sl. scuffed, corners bumped & worn, binding good, no cracks.
Very Good. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Book is in very good condition with some very light wear on the covers. This book is Part I (1) Volume II (2) of the Science series in that belongs to a set called 'A Library of Universal Literature in Four Parts: Comprising Science, Biography, Fiction and the Great Orations." Binding is tight and pages are clean.
Fair. Not Ex. Library. Vol.1 and Vol. 2. Pages: 365, 338 Deep red covers w/ stamped motif, gilt titles on spine, light to moderate wear at edges, corners tips worn-several to boards, h/f of spines frayed. Text pages without writing/highlighting/foxing. Binding on Vol 1. separating at front hinge w/ guaze showing, fep loose, text block loosening from backstrip. Vol 11 binding separating at title page. In both rest of text block is tight. Thin pen gift inscription on ffep of both, faint erasure.
UK hardback sixth edition from 1906. Green cloth with decorative motif to front cover. The book is Good only overall. There is some give in the binding, a little fraying to bottom of spine. Some annotations by previous owner at front pastedown and front endpapers. Further light pencil annotations to introduction only, and a note at title page. Tissue guard present at frontis portrait. John Murray 1906. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng "
Fair. 1888. Two volume set. An acceptable ex-library two-volume hardcover set with usual library stamps and labels. Pages are tanned and have many tears. Cover is rubbed along edges. Green library binding cover with gold lettering on spine. No dust jackets. Volume 1 and 2 included. Booksavers receives donated books and recycles them in a variety of ways. Proceeds benefit the work of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) in the U.S. and around the world.
Good. Good hardcover. No DJ. RARE E.A. Weeks and Co. publisher edition. Previous owner's name on end paper (in pencil) with date of 1896. The book was published by E. A. Weeks, a Chicago Publisher which was in business from 1893 to 1898. Written on title page: "Reprinted from the sixth London edition, with all additions and corrections." Pages are clean and unmarked. Slightly tanned. Gilt top page edges. Covers (Grey boards with gilt and green lettering/decoration) show light edge wear with rubbing/light scuffing and foxing/soiling spots. Fading on rear cover. Binding is tight, hinges strong.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
FINE. 2 volume set, complete. Very nice condition. "Authorized Edition"; 1898 on title page. Bound in original reddish brown cloth with gold lettering and bands on spine; gilt upper page edges; total of 703pp. Essentially like new. Very close inspection reveals that the spines are very slightly faded and there are a extremely minor surface imperfections on the covers. **We provide professional service and individual attention to your order, daily shipments, and sturdy packaging. FREE TRACKING ON ALL SHIPMENTS WITHIN USA..
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