On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.

Folding lithographed diagram. 8vo, orig. pale green cloth (head & foot of spine with slightest chipping, occasional unimportant foxing), covers stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. New York: D. Appleton, 1860.

First American edition, “second issue” with three quotations on verso of half-title.

A very good and bright copy preserved in a slip-case.

❧ Freeman 378. For the first edition, see Horblit 23b; Dibner, Heralds of Science, 199; and Printing & the Mind of Man 344b.

Price: $8,500.00

Item ID: 3609