Darwin, Charles. THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES by Means of Natural Selection. Illustrated by Walter Raine. A Limited Edition. F'cap 4to (approx.); pp. [xviii], 610, [4](blank); 15 full-page coloured illustrations, diagram, glossary, index; original full green leather, gilt; all edges gilt; watered silk endpapers; silk marker ribbon; a fine copy. Franklin Center, Pennsylvania; The Franklin Library; 1978.
***A reprint of the Sixth Edition of 1872, taken from the edition published by Encyclopedia Britannica in its series The Great Books of the Western World (together with Darwin's The Descent of Man), in 1952, see Freeman 576, but entirely reset and with the addition of the illustrations by Raine. A handsome volume. #52965

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