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. Nineteenth Thousand. With Illustrations. Cr. 8vo, Second Edition, Eighth Issue; pp. xvi, 694(last blank), 32(adv., dated January, 1885); 78 text illustrations, Table of Additions & Corrections, Supplemental Note, extensive index; uncut in the original blind-stamped green cloth, spine gilt; (front endpaper & half-title and adverts. at end a little foxed); a very nice, bright copy; scarce. London; John Murray; 1885.
***Freeman 959. 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. #66519

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