On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection of the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. 3rd Edition with additions and corrections. ...
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London: John Murray 1861. Publisher's original pebble-grain cloth with gilt-decorated title to spine. Original coloured endpapers. (xx 538 2pp.). With fold. diagram at p.123 and book adverts. at end. Minor creasing to a few text-leaves in Chapter 1 and early owner's name at head of title. Otherwise a most uncommonly fine crisp uncut copy of 'The Most Important Biological Work Ever Published'. Freeman 381. NOTE: 'The Intellectual revolution it caused and the impact it had on man's concept of himself and the world were greater than those caused by the works of Copernicus Newton and the great physicist of more recent times ... Every modern discussion of man's future the population explosion the struggle for existence the purpose of man and the universe and man's place in nature rests on Darwin.' - Ernst Mayr.
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