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., F.R.S., &c. Fifth Edition, with Additions and Corrections. (Tenth Thousand.) London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1869. The Right of Translation is reserved. Cr. 8vo, Fifth Edition; pp. xxiv, 596; folding diagram, index; original cloth, blind-stamped boards & spine gilt; uncut; (rebacked, with new endpapers & original backstrip preserved; minor repairs to inner margin of half-title; an old signature torn from top of title-page; gilt device of the Australian Club Library on front board & bookplate on endpaper, but no other markings; some foxing & minor soiling to first third of the book, but otherwise very clean); a very good, sound copy; very scarce. London; John Murray; 1869.
***Freeman 387, binding variant a. This edition contains the 2-1/2-page Additions and Corrections, to the Fifth Edition, and the Historical Sketch (here reset to nearly 9 pages). An important edition, with extensive additions and revisions. #66440

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