The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

By Darwin, Charles

SKU# 17596

$ 300.00

Pp. viii, 394; 7 fine heliotype plates (detailed black-and-white photographs), 31 text-figures (from woodcuts).  Publisher’s original forest green cloth with spine lettered in gilt and with ornate gilt decorations at the top and bottom of the spine, the front and rear cloth-covered boards have blind-stamped border decorations, clay-coated black endpapers, 8vo.  This is Freeman 1149, the eleventh thousandth of the second edition.  This is Darwin’s well-known work on animal behavior and communication theory.  Darwin studied the movement of facial muscles and how they express emotion in man and animals.  The heliotype photo plates are works of art and demonstrate a new breakthrough in Victorian photography.  No ownership marks.

Publisher John Murray
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1892
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Second edition (eleventh thousand)
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A touch of light wear to the top and bottom of the spine cloth, a tight, bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
Limited Edition