The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, 2 volumes
By Darwin, Charles
Pp. viii, 411; viii, 486, 43 text woodcuts. Publisher's original blind-stamped green cloth with gilt-lettered spine, 8vo. This is the first edition, second issue of ‘Variation of Animal and Plants' (Freeman 878). Imprint at base of spine in two lines on both volumes, there is single two-lines erratum at the end of the index and no errata lines in volume 2. No ads are present at the end of either volume. There are no ownership marks in this set of any kind.
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|Condition Description||There is a faint crease to the front cover of volume 1 and minor bumps to the top rear outer corner of volume 1 and to the bottom front and rear outer corners of volume 2 (these tiny bumps are barely noticeable); the text blocks and original bindings of both volume are very bright and clean; a tight, very good copy.|