Darwin, Charles. 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., LL.D., F.R.S., etc. Sixth Edition, with Additions and Corrections to 1872. (Thirty-seventh Thousand). London: John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1889. Cr. 8vo, Sixth Edition, later issue; pp. [ii], xxii, 458; folding diagram (edges slightly frayed), glossary, index; original green cloth (lightly rubbed); original pale-blue JM printed endpapers; (some occasional mild foxing & minor soiling); a nice copy; very scarce. London; John Murray; 1889.
***Freeman 426. The Sixth Edition was the final edition extensively edited by Darwin and the first edition to drop the word 'ON' from the title and the first edition of the 'Origin' to use the word 'evolution'. The Glossary was compiled by W. S. Dallas at Darwin's request. This copy has a label, dated January 15th, 1891, on front pastedown presenting the book to Henry J. Taperell, Chief Reporter of the New Zealand Times on the occasion of his leaving for Sydney, from members of the New Zealand Parliamentary Press Gallery and the Wellington Press. #66449

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