DARWIN, CHARLESON THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH BRITISH ...

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DARWIN, CHARLES

ON THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH BRITISH AND FOREIGN ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS

London, John Murray, 1862. 8vo, first edition first issue (with 32pp publisher's adverts at rear dated December 1861), folding plate and woodcuts in text, ex-library copy with ink stamp to title page and acquisition numbering to verso, later library quarter calf binding, boards with library blind-stamps. Darwin's first book after 'Origin of Species' - it is estimated less than 2,000 copies of the first edition were printed

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Auction Date: 11th Apr 19 at 10:30am

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