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Title: The Descent of Man, and selection in relation to sex. Second edition, revised and augmented. (22nd Thousand). In 2 volumes. With illustrations.
Description: London, John Murray, Albemarle street, 1888. 8vo. W. 78 woodc. textills. Original grey-green publ. cloth, spine gilt, covers blindruled. (XX (XIX errata, XX blank), 507, I (impr.), I (adverts), I (blank); X (IX being errata p.), 528 (pp. 449 - 528 index), I (adverts), I (blank) pp.). Second revised edition (22nd thousand), First Issue of the Library Edition, Freeman 965, going back to Freeman 944 (1874) & 948 (12th thousand,1877). Including the note by T.H.Huxley "Note on the resemblances and differences in the structure and the development of the brain in Man and Apes". [Here in vol. I, following part I, Ch. VII, pp. 309 - 318]. Furthermore included in this edition the "Supplemental note", found in vol. II, pp. 442 - 448, 'On Sexual selection in relation to Monkeys', reprinted from "Nature", November 2, 1876, p. 18.: Barrett & Freeman, Coll. Works, vols. 21 and 22, preface, pp. 5/6: 'A new revised and augmented edition, which was published in 1877 is reprinted in this Collection. ... It is the final definitive text, for it contains an essay, ... by Thomas H.Huxley and also a reprint of an article by Darwin, ..., which first appeared in "Nature".: Comp. G&M 170: Norman Coll. vol. I, comp. item 599: J.Norman Sale, comp. items 143 - 146:

Keywords: anthropology evolution biology 2nd bioloy

Price: EUR 450.00 = appr. US$ 489.08 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 716