Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1889) hardcover book

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

Chicago: Henneberry Company, 1889. Reprint (of the sixth edition). Hardcover. 12mo. Xiv 503 pp. 3/4 calf leather binding over red marbled boards. Top edge gilt. Good condition. Light wear to edges of covers and textblocks; flyleaf and front endpaper sticking to each other for a few millimeters beyond the gutter (you won't notice). Solid binding. Charles Darwin's magnum opus is among the most influential books ever published and this edition, edited with the author's supervision while he was still living, must be considered authoritative.

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