Insectivorous Plants (First American Edition)

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Insectivorous Plants (First American Edition)

By Darwin, Charles

SKU# 19449

$ 485.00

Pp. x, 462, (8, ads).  Publisher’s original brick red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, decorated with four black wheels and black panel lines on the front and rear boards, original yellow endpapers, sm 8vo.  Freeman #1220.  The American first edition was published from the stereos of the first English edition which also appeared in 1875.  From the research collection of A. G. Brice of New Orleans with his bookplate on the front attached endpaper.  Later from the collection of R. O. Rilett with his pencil signature dated Dec. 3, 1975, on the front free endpaper.  Finally, from the research collection of herpetologist Lauren E. Brown dated Sept. 7, 2000, with his ink signature also on the front free endpaper.

Publisher D. Appleton
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1875
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First American edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Light edge wear to the cloth at the head and foot of the spine; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
Limited Edition