Darwin, Charles. THE DESCENT OF MAN and Selection in Relation to Sex. With a Preface by Ashley Montagu and Drawings by Fritz Kredel. Demy 4to, Limited Edition; pp. xx, 362, [2](Colophon, recto blank); numerous text illustrations finely printed in red and black, supplemental note, extensive index; original quarter red morocco & wood-veneered sides, spine gilt; top edge sprinkled; a fine copy in slightly defective glassine dustwrapper. [New York]; Printed for The Limited Editions Club at the Griffin Press, Adelaide, South Australia; 1971.
***Freeman 1043. Edition limited to 1500 copies signed by Fritz Kredel, but this copy not numbered or signed. This edition, taken from the revised and supplemented edition of 1877 omits Chapters Nine to Sixteen [concerning sexual selection in "lower" animals]; a note on the reasons why is supplied by Ashley Montagu. An attractive production. #66530

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