Bettany, G. T. LIFE OF CHARLES DARWIN. F'cap 8vo, First Edition; pp. 176(last blank), xxxii(bibliography, last blank), (adv.); index; original lime-green cloth; a nice copy; scarce. London; Walter Scott; 1887.
***A volume in the series "Great Writers," Edited by Professor Eric. S. Robertson. This is the true first edition, followed later in the same year by the "Library Edition" (advertised as forthcoming in the leaves at end of this volume) identical in content, but of larger format (demy 8vo) than this volume, printed from the same type but with additional leading. The extensive Bibliography is by John P. Anderson, British Museum and is in four parts comprising Darwin's Works; Miscellaneous Writings; Appendix--Biography, Criticism, etc., Magazine Articles; and Chronological List of Works. #65595
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