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Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$2,829$2,300

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, First American Edition. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1860. Octavo, bound in publisher's green textured cloth, tooled in blind, lettered in gilt on spine (spine sunned, somewhat chipped at head), some spotting to text, 7 3/4 x 5 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

D. Appleton & Co., Biology, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Charles Darwin, Darwin, Graphic design, On the Origin of Species, Paper art, Print production, Publishing, Visual arts

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