DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. London: John Murray, 1871.
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DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. London: John Murray, 1871.
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DARWIN, CHARLES. 1809-1882.
The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. London: John Murray, 1871.
2 volumes. 8vo. Engraved illustrations. Original cloth. A handful of pencil marks, bindings very slightly leaned and rubbed, front hinge of vol 1 splitting.
Provenance: Henry Lancelot Holland (bookplates).

FIRST EDITION, second issue. Includes the first appearance of the word "evolution" in Darwin's works. Garrison & Morton 170; Freeman 937.
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