The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1882)
Book ID: 67345
The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. Or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. London: J. Murray, 1882. Pp xxi, 458. Sixth Edition, with additions and corrections to 1872. (Twenty-Fourth Thousand). Publisher’s bottle green cloth with gilt titles & decoration to spine & decorative borders in blind to boards Shelf-wear to covers, hinges cracked but firm, contents in very good condition.
The source of much controversy in its day, this seminal text remains one of the most important scientific works of the 19th century. First published in 1859.