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Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1076
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Formation of Vegetable Mould, through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits. London: Murray, 1881. First edition, octavo, publisher's green cloth, coated brown endleaves, blind ownership monogram to title page, ex libris John Gilbert Winant, U.S. Ambassador to England, with bookplate, and the bookplate of Gilbert Verney, inner joint breaking, becoming decased, corners bumped, 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $350-450


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Keywords

Gilbert Verney, Biology, Book design, Bookplate, Branches of biology, Charles Darwin, Ex Libris, John Gilbert Winant, Scientists, The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms, London, United Kingdom, United States

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