[Chambers, Robert]. VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATION. Eleventh Edition. Illustrated by numerous Engravings on Wood. London: John Churchill, New Burlington. M CCC LX. Post 8vo, Eleventh Edition; pp. [iv], 286, [2], lxiv(Proofs, illustrations, authorities, etc.); 106 figures; original green cloth (rubbed & a little marked; hinges weak); uncut; a very good copy; very scarce. London; John Churchill; [1860].
***An anonymous work which had an enormous influence on Charles Darwin, first published in 1844 and here greatly enlarged. This edition (the second to be illustrated) was published just following publication of Darwin's 'Origin' and is Chambers' final revision of the text. A twelfth edition, published in 1884 following Chambers' death, reprints this text and acknowledges his authorship. #36388

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