The Origin of Species.
By Means of Natural Selection. Or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.London: John Murray, 1906 Stock Code: 142181
A handsomely bound copy of what is widely accepted as the most important biological book ever written.
Octavo (mmxmm). Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, gilt floral motifs to spine, raised bands, orange label to second with gilt titles and rules, marbled edges and endpapers.
Photogravure portrait frontispiece with facsimile signature and tissue guard, folding diagram facing p. 140.
Occasional rubbing to extremities, some offsetting to tissue guard and occasional brown spots. A very good copy indeed.
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