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The Darwin Reader.

By: BATES, Marston: HUMPHREY, Philip S.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., 1957 1st edition:

Seller ID: 78476


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 ins. Red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Brown paper dustwrapper lettered in red. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW darkened at spine, some rubbing and minor nicks to edges, in protective sleeve.) Cloth clean, some partial darkening to endpapers with neat inscription to front “Brian Chadwick”, else a very clean and tight copy. 481pp. With a b&w photo portrait and b&w diagrams in text. View more info

Image for The Variation Of Animals & Plants Under Domestication. Second Edition, Revised. Fifth Thousand. With Illustrations. In Two Volumes.

The Variation Of Animals & Plants Under Domestication. Second Edition, Revised. Fifth Thousand. With Illustrations. In Two Volumes.

By: DARWIN, CHARLES:

Price: £265.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1885 2nd, 5th thou.:

Seller ID: 82804


2 volumes. Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In green blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, blind paneled boards. Brown endpapers. In very good conditions. Lovely clean cloths. Some minor darkening and rubbing to spines, some rubbing and small nicks to ends. Endpapers clean, blue pencil inscription to blank endpaper of v.2, referring to ‘Deer in New Forest’, p81. Some minor foxing to prelims before title pages, else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. 473pp. & 495pp. +32pp cat (dated Jan 1885.) 43 illustrated figures within text. View more info

Image for On The Origin of Species. By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Sixth edition, with additions and corrections. (Thirteenth Thousand).

On The Origin of Species. By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Sixth edition, with additions and corrections. (Thirteenth Thousand).

By: DARWIN, CHARLES:

Price: £1,350.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1872 6th edition, 13th thou.:

Seller ID: 82802


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In green blind stamped cloth with gilt lettering, blind paneled boards in earlier design (with embossed decoration to centers of boards). Brown endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges, corners slightly bumped with small nicks. Small bumps to middle leading edges of boards. Ends of spine rubbed with small nicks to top end and thin chip to bottom. Some minor handling to cloth but overall clean and bright. Slight darkening to endpapers. Bookplate to front endpaper “William Arthur Durnford.” No penned inscriptions. One or two almost negl... View more info

Image for On The Origin of Species. By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Fifth edition, with additions and corrections. (Tenth Thousand).

On The Origin of Species. By Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. Fifth edition, with additions and corrections. (Tenth Thousand).

By: DARWIN, CHARLES:

Price: £1,350.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1869 5th edition, 10th thou.:

Seller ID: 82805


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In green pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spine, blind paneled boards in earlier design. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Some darkening to spine, corners slightly rubbed with small nicks. Small nick to bottom edge of front board. Ends of spine rubbed with a couple of small nicks to bottom. Some minor handling to cloth but overall clean and bright. Partial cracks between endpapers. Some light foxing to prelims, No penned inscriptions. Some minor foxing spots to page edges, else pages all very clean and tight throughout. An excellent early copy of this fam... View more info

Image for The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through The Action of Worms, with Observations on Their Habits. With illustrations. Third thousand.

The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through The Action of Worms, with Observations on Their Habits. With illustrations. Third thousand.

By: DARWIN, CHARLES;

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1881 3rd thou.:

Seller ID: 78102


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 im... View more info

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The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through The Action of Worms, with Observations on Their Habits. Thirteenth Thousand. With illustrations.

By: DARWIN, CHARLES;

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1904 13th thou.:

Seller ID: 79319


Hardback, 8vo. 8 x 5 ins. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. Lettering and decorative panelling to boards in dark green. In very good condition. Cloth a little rubbed at corners and edges. Neat inscription to next free endpaper “Cyril Douglas Day, Dorchester 1906.” Endpapers darkened. , Else a very clean and tight early copy. 298pp. With b/w diagrams. Darwin’s groundbreaking work on earthworms, their form, function and importance. View more info

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The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through The Action of Worms, with Observations on Their Habits. With illustrations. Sixth thousand.

By: DARWIN, CHARLES;

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1882 6th thou.:

Seller ID: 82806


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. Some rubbing to corners, and bottom board edges, a coulpe of minor bumps to leading edges of boards, some rubbing and small nicks to ends of spine with small splits and chip to top end. Endpapers clean, neat inscriptions to blank prelim “J. A. Stoughton, 1882,” and “M. Hickey.” Some minor light foxing to prelims, Else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 328pp ... View more info

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Darwinism and Politics.

By: RITCHIE, David G.;

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1889 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 78478


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. In brown cloth, beveled edge covers with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Covers darkened with rubbing to corners and edges. Nicks/chips to ends of spine. Repairs to hinges and a couple of gatherings, some handling and thumb marks to pages, else a tight copy. 101pp. View more info