Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle" round the World. Under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N. From the corrected and enlarged edition of 1845. With a Biographical Introduction. The Minerva Library of Famous Books. Charles DARWIN, G. T. BETTANY.

Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle" round the World. Under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N. From the corrected and enlarged edition of 1845. With a Biographical Introduction. The Minerva Library of Famous Books

London: Ward, Lock and Co., 1889. [Natural History] FIFTH EDITION. Octavo (18 x 13cm), pp.xx; 381; [15]. With 16 full page engraving, including a frontispiece, as well as occasional in-text illustrations. Publisher's green cloth titled in gilt to spine, and in black to upper. Green patterned endpapers. School prize plate dated 1889 to flyleaf; a contemporary hand-written quotation from the Philobiblon of Richard de Bury (1287-1345) to a large white label on front pastedown. Spotting to preliminaries, with a Newcastle bookseller's blind stamp to rear flyleaf. Hinges split with netting holding; textblock dropped. Only very light wear to cloth. Very good. Item #56089

Price: £95.00

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