Darwin, Charles. JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY AND GEOLOGY of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle" Round the World. With a Biographical Introduction. Cr. 8vo; pp. 492; 16 plates, over 30 text illustrations (including maps), index; contemporary prize calf, gilt, with prize label for Sydney Grammar School dated December 1908; (moderate foxing throughout); a very good copy; scarce. London; Ward, Lock & Co., Limited; N.D. [c. 1906].
***Freeman 111 (?) with the frontispiece portrait of Darwin standing from the painting by Sir J. Collier in the National Portrait Gallery. The paper is rather soft and spongy in comparison to another copy we have seen in original binding with the same portrait. The biographical introduction is by G. T. Bettany. #66391

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