Lot 344 of 613:
Facsimile of the 1839 edition of the Beagle's voyages  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the Years 1826 and 1836, describing their Examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe.

Author:
Fitz-Roy, Captain Robert, Philip Parker King & Charles Darwin

Place:
New York

Publisher:
AMS Press

Date:
1966

Description:

3 volumes in 4, including the appendix to volume 2. With numerous plates, charts, maps, tables, etc., some folding. (8vo), original blue cloth, gilt spines.

Facsimile edition of the original 1839 publication of the account of the voyages which introduced Charles Darwin to the marvelous and varied botanical and zoological life of the Pacific Ocean, which would provide the basis for his seminal theories of evolution.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and soiling to cloth with light rubbing to extremities; interiors bright; all volumes very good or better.


 
Item number:
288215
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