Darwin, Charles. THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS. By Charles Darwin, M.A., F.R.S. Second Edition, Revised. Fourth Thousand. With Illustrations. Cr. 8vo, Fifth Issue of Second Edition; pp. xvi, 300, 32(adv. dated January, 1889); 38 illustrations, bibliography, index; original cloth, uncut; a very good, clean ex-library copy with erasure from spine, labels on front endpapers & a couple of neat stamps at start and end; scarce. London; John Murray; 1888.
***Freeman 808. The sixth issue of Darwin's work, first published in 1862, this second edition with considerably altered text, augmented by the text of a paper first prepared for insertion in the first French translation and a bibliography of works on the subject published in the intervening period. #66716

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