The Origin of Species - First U.S. edition

By: Darwin, Charles

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8vo, publisher's embossed brown cloth with gilt titles on spine. 1st American ed., first state with two quotations facing title page instead of three; folding lithographic plate at p. 108. [Freeman no. 377] Good: several small chips at top and bottom of spine; light 1/2" damp-stain along upper fore-edge of front cover; spine titles lightly faded; corners rubbed; front hinge partially split but still intact; contemporaneous penciled signature on FEP; damp-stain at top of rear end papers and several small damp-stains on fore-edge. Text block is generally clean and tight with practically no foxing. From approximately mid-point to end there is some very light damp-stain to top of pages.

Title: The Origin of Species - First U.S. edition

Author Name: Darwin, Charles

Categories: Science and Technology, Nature and Environment, Natural History,

Edition: First American

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1860

Book Condition: Good

Item: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 021502