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. Twenty-Third Thousand. With Illustrations. Cr. 8vo, Second Edition, Eleventh Issue; pp. [ii](blank), xvi, 694(last blank); 78 text illustrations, Table of Additions & Corrections, Supplemental Note, extensive index; original blind-stamped green cloth, spine gilt; uncut & partly unopened (a few leaves a little carelessly opened); with the ticket of W. & E. Pickering, Bath on rear pastedown; a very good copy; scarce. London; John Murray; 1888.
***Freeman 966. 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. #66520

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