The Origin of the Fittest: Essays on Evolution

By Cope, Edward D.

SKU# 12904

$ 120.00

Pp. xix, 467, (16, ads), 18 full page plates, 81 text-figures. Publisher’s brown pebble cloth, gilt-lettered on the spine, lg 8vo. The volume presents 21 essays on evolution by Cope listed under four general categories - Part I: General Evolution; Part II: Structural Evidence of Evolution; Part III: Mechanical Evolution; and Part IV: Metaphysical Evolution. First from the private library of J.M. Stedmann of State A. & M. College, Auburn, with his signatures on the front endpaper and title page. Later from the library of noted ichthyologist and herpetologist George Sprague Myers with signatures on the front endpaper and on the title page. Cloth on the spine has been preserved with clear shellac coating.

Publisher D. Appleton and Company
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1887
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Edition First
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Condition Very Good
Condition Description Slight shelf wear, a bright, tight, and clean copy in very good condition.
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