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    The First Edition, First Issue of Darwin's On the Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants in the Rare Original Wrappers

    Charles Darwin. On the Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants. In The Journal of the Linnean Society, Volume IX, Nos. 33 & 34. London: Sold at the Society's Apartments, Burlington House; and by Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, and Williams and Norgate, 1865. First edition, first issue. Octavo. 128 pages. Illustrated with thirteen intertextual woodblock illustrations by Darwin's son, George. Publisher's original printed blue wrappers. Some wear and chipping to spine and corners, some creasing, wear and very minor foxing to wrappers, neat ink number on spine, gutters just starting at top and bottom of text leaves, yet still quite solid. Most pages unopened. Still, a near fine copy of this fragile item, seldom seen in the original wrappers. Housed in cloth clamshell case. Freeman 833.

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