Darwin, Charles. JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE GEOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY of the various countries visited by H. M. S. Beagle, under the Command of Captain FitzRoy, R.N. from 1832 to 1836. By Charles Darwin, Esq., M.A. F.R.S. Secretary to the Geological Society. London: Henry Colburn, Great Marlborough Street. 1839. [Reproduction of original title-page]. Facsimile Edition; pp. xiv, 630, -(index, last blank); folding map of the southern portion of South America at Page xiv, and folding map of Keeling Islands at Page 532, text map & 2 text illustrations, index; original vinyl; a very good copy. [Bruxelles; Culture et Civilisation; 1969].
***Freeman 161, being a facsimile of Freeman 11 (Ferguson 2739), the second issue of Darwin's narrative, the first as a stand-alone work, it having been published earlier in the same year as Volume III - 'Journal and Remarks', of the three-volume 'Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle'. As Freeman notes, this facsimile was made from a defective copy, and issued, at least initially, lacking signature 2Q (= pp. 593-608), however this copy has had the deficiency very skilfully remedied (possibly by the original publisher?) with the insertion of the missing leaves, so is a quite complete facsimile of the original edition. #66367
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