The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom
By Darwin, Charles
Pp. viii, 482, 8, ads (4, ads). Publisher’s original brick red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, blind-stamped with four wheels with spokes that are decorated in black on the front and rear covers, sm 8vo. Freeman 1250. This is the first American edition. Many Appleton first editions have the wheels with spokes design on the front and rear covers. Signature of botanist J. A. Wheelock on the title page.
|Publisher Place||New York|
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|Condition Description||Spine cloth some uniform darkening but the gilt title is fully readable, a touch of wear to cloth at the head and foot of the spine; a tight, bright and clean copy in very good condition.|