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. New Impression. With Portrait. London: John Murray, Albemarle Street 1900. Post 8vo, 'Popular Impression', First Issue; pp. [iii]-xxxii(lacking a preliminary blank?), 704(last blank); portrait frontispiece, folding diagram, glossary, index; original leaf-green cloth, with gilt title 'Origin of Species' on spine and debossed design in dark green on front board, the rear board blank; a very nice copy; scarce. London; John Murray; 1900.
***Freeman 467. Printed in larger type and on slightly larger paper than the preceding editions, taken from the setting for the two-volume 'Library Edition' of 1888 (repaginated, with minor adjustment at the end of Volume I in that edition, and with the Contents at start and Index at end reset), but printed on thinner paper. This, the first issue of the 'Popular Impression', was issued in September 1900, although it was not so identified until the second impression of November the same year. #66453

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