THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS
by Darwin, Charles
London: John Murray, 1882. Second Edition, Third Thousand. Hardcover. Octavo, xvi, 300 pages; G+; bound in publisher's green cloth, rebacked with spine preserved; gilt lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to corners, board edges; interior clean; illustrated with 38 woodcuts; This book is 'the first of the volumes of supporting evidence [for natural selection]'. The first edition (Freeman 800) was published on May 15th 1862 and the second in 1877 (Freeman).; Freeman 801; shelved case 10. Dupont.
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