Darwin, Charles. A MONOGRAPH ON THE FOSSIL LEPADIDAE, or, Pedunculated Cirripedes of Great Britain. By Charles Darwin, F.R.S., F.G.S. 4to, First Edition; pp. vi, 88, (5 leaves of descriptions, one before each plate), (titles of publications of the Palaeontographical Society, recto blank); 5 plates, 4 text illusts., index. [bound with]
[Vol. II]. A MONOGRAPH ON THE FOSSIL BALANIDAE AND VERRUCIDAE OF GREAT BRITAIN. 4to, First Edition; pp. [vi](series title, title-page, and Preface), 44, (2 leaves of descriptions one before each plate); 2 plates, 8 text illusts. Together in half calf, with marbled sides & early marbled wrappers bound in; a very good copy; very scarce. London; Printed for the Palaeontographical Society; 1851-54.
***Freeman 342. A duplicate from the Bibliotheque Universitaire, Bordeaux, with stamp on title-pages, in the bottom margin of plates and in margins of a few text pages. The two parts were published as monographs in the Palaeontographical Society's series. The Index to Volume II is not present; it was apparently overlooked and was not published until 1858, when it appeared as a single leaf. The collation of this copy differs slightly from Freeman's in which no mention is made of the final leaf in Volume I, and which gives only pp. [iv] for the preliminaries to Volume II. As Freeman notes, a complete set of the Palaeontographical Society's monograph volumes appeared in facsimile in 1966, but Darwin's work was not available alone. #66799
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