Darwin, Charles. THE DESCENT OF MAN, and Selection in Relation to Sex. By Charles Darwin, M.A., F.R.S. Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. Fifteenth Thousand. With Illustrations. Cr. 8vo, Second Edition, Sixth Issue; pp. xvi, 694(last blank); 78 text illustrations, Table of Additions & Corrections, Supplemental Note, extensive index; uncut in the original blindstamped green cloth (front board slightly stained), spine gilt; (first few leaves slightly wrinkled; some occasional very minor soiling); a very good copy; scarce. London; John Murray; 1882.
***Freeman 955. As Freeman notes: the word 'evolution' occurs, for the first time in any of Darwin's works, on Page 2 of the first volume of the first edition, before its appearance in the sixth edition of the 'Origin' in the following year. This edition includes the Supplemental Note on Sexual Selection in Relation to Monkeys (Reprinted from Nature, November 2, 1876, p. 18). This first appeared in the 12th Thousand of 1877. #66518

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