Lot 310: Darwin (Charles, 1809-1882). The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, volume 1 only (of 2), 1st edition, 1st issue, John Murray, 1868, five errata on p. vi, 43 woodcut illustrations, 32 pages publisher's advertisements dated April 1867 at end, occasional spotting and scattered dust-soiling, a few minor marginal pencil crosses and notes in an unidentified hand, 'From the Author' in Darwin's hand on a strip of paper pasted to upper margin of front free endpaper, dark green endpapers with bookplate of James McBryde, St Helens to front pastedown, original smooth green cloth decorated in blind and with spine lettered gilt (with 1st issue imprint), a little rubbed and bumped, spine slightly darkened, 8vo Freeman 877. (1)
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