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Darwin, Charles.
The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants.
Publisher: D Appleton and Company, New York;
Date of Publication: 1876
Stock Code: 5939
Second Edition, revised. Octavo, pp viii, 208, [12] adverts. 13 figures in text by George Darwin. Brown pebbled cloth with gilt titles to spine and black-stamped border and decoration to boards. Primrose yellow endpapers. Cover cloth rubbed to edge with minor wear to corners and spine tips. Corner creasing to pp 153-178 affecting extreme edge of margin only. Very minor light foxing, mainly to prelims.
Originally published in the ninth volume of the “journal of the Linnean Society” in 1865, the essay was corrected and revised with additional facts from Darwin’s observation of plants in Brazil. This was Darwin’s second work on plant study, providing significant evidence towards his theory of natural selection.
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