Darwin, Charles. JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY & GEOLOGY of the Countries Visited during the Voyage Round the World of H.M.S. 'Beagle'. Under the Command of Capt. FitzRoy, R.N. By Charles Darwin, M.A., F.R.S., Author of 'Origin of Species,' etc. A New Edition with Illustrations by R. T. Pritchett of places Visited and Objects Described. Reduced height roy. 8vo, First Illustrated Murray Edition; pp. [ii], xvi, 552(last blank); 2 folding coloured maps (at end), frontispiece & 10 plates, 93 text illustrations, index; original grey-green cloth, with CD monogram in circle of porpoises and scallop shell below in gilt on front cover, and bolas in gilt on spine; top edge gilt; bevelled edges; (some mild foxing; slight fraying at foot of Contents leaf); a very good copy; very scarce. London; John Murray; 1890.
***Ferguson 8958b; Freeman 59, this being one of the copies without the unlisted Plan of the 'Beagle' which is not present in all copies. #66380

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