Publisher: D Appleton & Company, New York;
Edition: 1st American Edition
Date of Publication: 1880
Stock Code: 1176
FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Octavo. Iv, 216 pp, 8 advertisements. Portrait frontispiece with tissue guard plus woodcuts of Darwin's birthplace and Breadsall Priory where he died. Original brown cloth; blind-stamped to lower board with gilt titles and gilt and black-stamped decoration to upper board. Covers a little rubbed to edge with wear head & tail of spine and at corners. Rear inner hinge weak. Name of former owner to ffep; endpapers split for upper 4 inches at front joint. A clean copy of the First US Edition, from the 1879 UK first edition translated by W S Dallas. Scarce.