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The Resource On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, by Charles Darwin

On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, by Charles Darwin

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On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life
Title
On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Darwin
Title variation
  • On the origin of species by means of natural selection
  • Preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
575.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QH365
LC item number
.O1859
Literary form
non fiction
Label
On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, by Charles Darwin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
21 cm (4to)
Extent
ix, [1], 502 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Lccn
06017473
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy: In original publisher's green cloth, stamped in blind on upper and lower boards and in gilt on spine; coated brown endpapers; binder's ticket on lower pastedown, "Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London". Publisher's advertisements (32 pages) bound in at end. Gift, 1952 of Mrs. Ben Goetz (Goldie Feldstone), wife of the movie actor and director who later became head of MGM in Great Britain. Registered in Feb. 2010 as 1st ed. with Darwin Census, no. 10128 (for information, see <darwin-online.org.uk/DarwinCensus.html>). In modern green cloth phase box lined with tan felt; in matching green cloth and brown leather slipcase with Darwin's The descent of man. London, 1871; slipcase housed in protective stiff manila paper case.
  • Biomed's Rare copy 1 (Benjamin): In original publisher's green cloth (variant B), stamped in blind on upper and lower boards and in gilt on spine; binder's ticket on lower pastedown, "Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London". Publisher's advertisements (32 p.; variant 3) bound in at end. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John A. Benjamin, 1962. Registered in April 2010 as 1st ed. with Darwin Census.
  • Biomed's Rare copy 2 (Murphy): In original publisher's green cloth (variant B), stamped in blind on upper and lower boards and in gilt on spine; binder's ticket on lower pastedown, "Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London". Inner upper hinge broken, revealing manuscript waste lining spine. Publisher's advertisements (32 p.; variant 3) bound in at end. Annotation in ink on upper free endpaper: "[Passage?] to Tenants' Hall." Ex libris Myron Prinzmetal; his bookplate on upper paste-down and annotation on title page. Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy. Registered in April 2010 as 1st ed. with Darwin Census.
  • Clark Library copy: bound in original stamped green cloth; with 32-page publisher's list, dated June 1859, bound in at end.
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illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06299892
  • ucoclc6299892
Label
On the origin of species by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life, by Charles Darwin
Publication
Note
Includes index
Dimensions
21 cm (4to)
Extent
ix, [1], 502 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Lccn
06017473
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy: In original publisher's green cloth, stamped in blind on upper and lower boards and in gilt on spine; coated brown endpapers; binder's ticket on lower pastedown, "Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London". Publisher's advertisements (32 pages) bound in at end. Gift, 1952 of Mrs. Ben Goetz (Goldie Feldstone), wife of the movie actor and director who later became head of MGM in Great Britain. Registered in Feb. 2010 as 1st ed. with Darwin Census, no. 10128 (for information, see <darwin-online.org.uk/DarwinCensus.html>). In modern green cloth phase box lined with tan felt; in matching green cloth and brown leather slipcase with Darwin's The descent of man. London, 1871; slipcase housed in protective stiff manila paper case.
  • Biomed's Rare copy 1 (Benjamin): In original publisher's green cloth (variant B), stamped in blind on upper and lower boards and in gilt on spine; binder's ticket on lower pastedown, "Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London". Publisher's advertisements (32 p.; variant 3) bound in at end. Gift of Dr. and Mrs. John A. Benjamin, 1962. Registered in April 2010 as 1st ed. with Darwin Census.
  • Biomed's Rare copy 2 (Murphy): In original publisher's green cloth (variant B), stamped in blind on upper and lower boards and in gilt on spine; binder's ticket on lower pastedown, "Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London". Inner upper hinge broken, revealing manuscript waste lining spine. Publisher's advertisements (32 p.; variant 3) bound in at end. Annotation in ink on upper free endpaper: "[Passage?] to Tenants' Hall." Ex libris Myron Prinzmetal; his bookplate on upper paste-down and annotation on title page. Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy. Registered in April 2010 as 1st ed. with Darwin Census.
  • Clark Library copy: bound in original stamped green cloth; with 32-page publisher's list, dated June 1859, bound in at end.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)06299892
  • ucoclc6299892

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