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Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex , First American Edition.

Auction:
3176B
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$738$600

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

Description:

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, First American Edition. New York: Appleton, 1871. Two octavo volumes bound in uniform publisher's reddish cloth with boards tooled in black, spine lettered and ruled in gold (slight crumpling at heads and tails, spines slightly darkened), generally good, 7 3/4 x 5 in. (2)
Estimate $600-800


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Book arts, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Charles Darwin, Crafts, Darwin, Paper art, Printing, Publishing, Spine, Visual arts

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