ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES; By Means of Natural Selection / or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life / With a New Preface by Char
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4to (10 7/8" x 7 3/4"), dark green 1/8th cloth with gilt title and floral device on spine plus another floral imprint in gilt on the lighter green boards, New Preface by Charles G. Darwin, many crisp B&W wood engravings by Paul Landacre, publisher's green top stain to page edges, xxx + 470 pages. 3 lbs 2 oz. HANDSOMELY PRODUCED and well illustrated edition of Darwin's enormously important scientific classic. Remarkable sharp black woodcuts! EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION in all respects! Tight, bright, clean in a NF slipcase that's slightly rubbed. Increasingly uncommon in this condition.