Title Insectivorous Plants. Second Thousand. With Illustrations.
Publisher London, John Murray, 1875 1st edition, 2nd thousand
Seller ID 78105
Hardback, 8vo. 7.5 x 5 ins. In dark green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. Blind embossed panelled boards. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Cloth rubbed on corners and ends of spine. Minor mark to spine and a couple of minor marks to rear. Bookplate to front endpaper “Raymond H. Chandler.” Front hinge slightly cracked. Slight darkening to endpapers else pages very clean and tight throughout. A very good 1st edition copy. Scarce. --- 3,000 copies of this book were published on July 2, 1875 without advertisements. The 2nd. thous. and 3rd. thous. were publ. in the same year, both with an errata slip (sl. changed in the 3rd.thous.). The same slip is present in the fourth thous. of 1876. It was not printed again in Darwin’s lifetime (Freemann). 462 pp./ no cat. 30 B&W Text illustrations. Freeman 1221
NATURAL HISTORY Various Botany, Natural History, darwin, plants, insectivorous, evolution, Second Thousand, With Illustrations, Raymond H. Chandler, 1875, 1st