Darwin, Charles. ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life. By Charles Darwin, M.A., Fellow of the Royal, Geological, Linnaean, etc., Societies; Author of 'Journal of Researches during H. M. S. Beagle's Voyage Round the World.' Third Edition, with Additions and Corrections. (Seventh Thousand.) London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1861. Cr. 8vo, Third Edition; pp. xx, 538+[2](adv.); folding diagram, index; original cloth, blind-stamped boards & spine gilt; light brown chalk-surfaced endpapers; binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants at bottom of rear pastedown; entirely uncut; (neat signature of original owner "William McHay" on half-title); a very nice, sound & clean copy; rare. London; John Murray; 1861.
***Freeman 381, variant a. Considerably rarer on the market than the first, second, fifth, or sixth editions, this edition contains the two-page Additions and Corrections, to the Second and Third Editions, and for the first time, the full 6-1/2-page Historical Sketch (it having appeared in preliminary form in a U.S. edition of 1860 and a Stuttgart edition, in translation, of the same year). #66436

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