Collected Works of Charles Darwin in the original Appleton brick red cloth, 14 titles in 17 volumes
By Darwin, Charles
Pp. 5500+, numerous text-figures. Publisher’s brick red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, and decorated in black on the front cover, yellow or plain white endpapers (as issued), 8vo. This set includes all Appleton titles published: Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the countries visited during the Voyage of the H.M.S. Beagle round the World, 1875, new edition, (Freeman 30); Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands and Parts of South America, 1897 (Freeman 289); On the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection, 1910 (Freeman 510); On the Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects, 2nd edition, 1898 (Freeman 813); The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, 2 volumes, 1900 (Freeman 900); The Movement and Habits of Climbing Plants, 1893 (Freeman 847); The Power of Movement in Plants, 1888 (Freeman 1331); The Descent Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, 1909, 2nd edition (Freeman 1009); The Expressions of Emotions in Man and Animals, 1910 (Freeman 1159); Insectivorous Plants, 1884 (Freeman 1223); The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom, 1895 (Freeman 1258); The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the same Species, 1893 (Freeman 1287); The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms, 1898 (Freeman 1384); Life and Letters of Charles Darwin (Francis Darwin, editor), 2 volumes, 1888 (Freeman 1458); Charles Darwin: His Life Told in an Autobiographical Chapter (Francis Darwin, editor), 1893 (Freeman 1464). 14 of the 17 volumes in this set have no ownership marks. The remaining 3 volumes are from the Thacher School Library of Nordhoff, Calfornia and have either a bookplate on the front endpaper or name stamp on the title page of that library; no volumes have any external library marks. A very attractive set.
|Publisher Place||New York|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||17|
|Condition Description||All volumes are bright and clean and in uniformly near fine to fine condition.|