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Darwin's Descent of Man First American Edition  

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The Descent of Man

Darwin, Charles

New York

D. Appleton and Company



2 volumes. vi, 409 + [2] ad; v, [3], 436 + [12] ad pp. (8vo) 19.6x12.5 cm 7¾x4¾"), original cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First American Edition.

Darwin's seminal work on evolution, extending his earlier hypotheses on the creation of species to include man himself. Freeman 941. Ex-library with markings of the Library of the National Home for Disabled Vol. Soldiers, etc., endpaper pockets, paper spine labels. Ownership signatures on endpapers. 

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Spine ends chipped and frayed, corners worn, rubbing to covers; overall very good.

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