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    The Second Edition of Darwin's
    Origin of Species

    Charles Darwin. On the Origin of Species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life. London: John Murray, 1860. Second edition, second issue (with "Fifth Thousand") on the title-page. Octavo. ix 502 pages. With folding "speciation" diagram inserted. This copy bound without thirty-two page inserted catalogue. Publisher's full green binding (Freeman's binding variant "a") boards decoratively paneled in blind, spine tooled and lettered in gilt, coated brown endleaves. Binding worn (evidence of biodeprivation on boards), one tear at spine headcap, corners bumped, hinges starting (yet still quite solid), "Hybridism" chapter has some red ink underlining, minor intermittent foxing in text, overopened in a few places. Binder's ticket on rear pastedown. Still, a very good copy. Freeman 376. Kohler I, 310-312. The San Clemente Collection.




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