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Easton Press "The Works of Charles Darwin" Leather Bound Limited Editions, 4 Vol. Matched Set [Very Fine]
Easton Press "The Works of Charles Darwin" Leather Bound Limiteds Edition, 4 Vol. Matched Set


 
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A rare collection of four magnificent Easton Press leather bound volumes. A very fine complete and matching set.

Charles Darwin is best known for his contributions to the evolutionary theory.
Very Fine for each of the 4 volumes. The condition is of the highest quality without any flaws. Free of marks, scratches and/or blemishes to the gilded page edges. Sharp corners. No bookplates attached or indication of any removed. Unread books with tight spine.

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  $499.00
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Edition: Easton Press 1999
Binding: Full Genuine Leather
Illustrator: Complete Matching Set
Dimensions: Very Fine (4 Volumes)


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Product Code: 470-165

Description
 
Easton Press, Norwalk CT. 1999. "The Works of Charles Darwin". Collector's editions. A complete matching set of four volumes, luxuriously bound in full genuine leather. Very Fine condition without any flaws.

Included in this collection:

1. "On The Origin of the Species", with a new preface by Charles G Darwin, illustrated with wood engravings by Paul Landacre.

2. "The Descent of Man", with a preface by Ashley Montagu, and drawings by Fritz Kredel.

3. "The Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle", Journals of researches into the natural history & geology of the countries visited.

4. "The Autobiography" 1809-1882, with original omissions restored, edited with appendix and notes by his grand-daughter, Nora Barlow.


About the Author

Charles Robert Darwin, FRS (12 February 1809 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.

Features

Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


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