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DARWIN, CHARLES

DARWIN, CHARLES

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The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom. First Edition., DARWIN, CHARLES;
1 DARWIN, CHARLES; The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom. First Edition.
London, John Murray, 1876 1st edition 
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 at corners and edges and a little on faces of boards, a couple of marks to spine and front. “T. D. Webster” bookseller label to front, endpapers faded around edges, hinges cracked between endpapers, lacks half-title page, small tear to inner corner of title page, A couple of minor thumb marks, tear to edge p416 & 461, and torn margins to p431 & 459. Else a very clean and tight 1st edition copy. 482pp. With explanatory tables. 
Price: 595.00 GBP
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The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through The Action of Worms, with Observations on Their Habits. With illustrations. Third thousand., DARWIN, CHARLES;
2 DARWIN, CHARLES; The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through The Action of Worms, with Observations on Their Habits. With illustrations. Third thousand.
London, John Murray, 1881 3rd thou. 
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 at corners and edges and a little on faces of boards, a couple of marks to spine and front. “James Fawn & Son” bookseller label to front, neat inscription to next free endpaper “B.R. Turner 21.4.(18)90. Slight darkening to endpapers and minor crease to edge of last index page, Else a very clean and tight early copy. ---- Darwin’s groundbreaking work on earthworms, their form, function and importance. 328pp. With b/w diagrams. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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The Power of Movement in Plants. Assisted by Francis Darwin. with Illustrations. Second Thousand., DARWIN, CHARLES;
3 DARWIN, CHARLES; The Power of Movement in Plants. Assisted by Francis Darwin. with Illustrations. Second Thousand.
London, John Murray, 1880 (1st.edition / 2nd.thous.) 
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 soiled at leading top corners, rubbed on edges and a little on boards and spine. Endpapers oiled at edges, rear endpaper chipped at top corner. “F. Hockliffe, Bedford” bookseller label to front, hinges cracked between endpapers (glue repair to rear), Some dark marks to edges of last index pages else pages very clean and tight throughout. Else a very good 1st edition copy. --- The first edition was published on Nov. 6th., 1880 and 1,500 copies were sold. In this issue there are 2 lines of errata which are corrected in the second thousand of the same year (this copy). In this issue, the advertisements may be the same as those in the first, but are more often dated November 1880. In these both and the 3rd. issue the title on the spine differs slightly from the one on the title-page. The book was not reprinted in England after the year of Darwin’s death until modern facsimile editions appeared. SCARCE , especially in the original cloth. 196 wood-engr.ills; Hf.title. Adverts.on verso of hf.title. pp.x/592 pp; Cat.32pp.(dated Jan 1879.). 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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