London: John Murray, 1871. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, viii, 423 pages, 16 pages ads; VG; bound in publisher's green cloth, spine with gilt lettering; recased with previous boards and spine intact, front and rear gutters have signs of repair; fore edge of ffep through page viii brittle and slightly chipped; wear to corners; bookplate of William Beebe on front pastedown; First issue, with the first word on page 297 being "transmitted."; AD consignment; shelved case 3.
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London: John Murray, 1872. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, vi, 374 pages, 4 pages ads; G+; bound in publisher's green cloth, rebacked with spine preserved; gilt lettering to spine; some rubbing and bumping to corners; 1st edition, 1st Issue point: the word 'that' is spelt correctly on p. 208; 7 photographic plates, as called for (numbered with Roman numerals, Pl.I-VII; Freeman: F1142; shelved case 3.
London: John Murray, 1882. Second Edition, Third Thousand. 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 3.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1879. Octavo; pp 228; Fair/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; full title: What Mr. Darwin Saw in His Voyage Round the World in the Ship "Beagle"; cloth has large chip to mid spine at rear joint; slight frying to spine edges; rubbed corners; stains to rear board; text block shows age toned exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; previous owner's name to ffep; slight cracking to gutters; light stains to head edge; few incidental marks to endpapers.
London: John Murray, 1887. First Edition. Octavo; Fair; hardcover; original browned teal full cloth boards, gilt text; all volumes boards strong, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on fore corners, chipping on spine edges, significant sun toning of spines, soiling on spines, separation in interiors; text blocks age toned, foxing on first and last pages, foxing on exterior tail edges; volume 1 boards have closed tears running along hinges from head edge, closed tear on spine, penciling on reverse side of front end paper; volume 2 boards damped stained on both exterior and interior, bumping on fore edges; volume 2 text block has reinserted pages, page 299 head fore corner torn off, gutter occasionally visible; volume 3 boards have light soiling on front; volume 3 text block uncut, light foxing on exterior fore edge; inserts included in volume 2; First Edition; 3 volumes [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international expedited please inquire for rates].
New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1956. Limited Edition, #753/1500. Quarto, 489 pages; VG; bound in full sailcloth stamped in brown, spine with a brown label and gilt titling; housed in a G+ brown slipcase, some wear, parts beginning to separate, some rubbing; bookplate to front pastedown; Signed by Gibbons to the colophon, #753/1500; shelved Limited Editions Club.
New York: The Heritage Press, 1963. Octavo; pp 470; G-; 1/4 bound dark green spine with gilt text; no jacket; greenish beige patterned slipcase shows slight sun fading to spine and fore edges; minor wear to corners; intact panels; green cloth has clean exterior; gilt illustration to front; detaching front panel at joint, as is; mildly bumped tail fore corners; text block has minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated;.
London: John Murray, 1859. Third Edition. Octavo; G+; Green spine with gilt lettering; Third edition; 429 pages with two fold outs and pages of advertisements.; Darwin's contribution present and corrected on page 268. NOTES: The first edition of 1849 had a transposition error in Darwin's essay, some later states included a corrected text in a rear pocket. The second edition was issued in 1851, with no offprint of Darwin's article. This is the third edition, complete. Fold out maps are present, with some slight tears to the rear map.; Book has been repaired with original green cloth still present; Some cloth missing from the spine, lettering still present but worn; Former library book with bookplate from the Royal Navy on front paste down and faded ink stamp on title page; Boards show wear along the edges, corners bumped and beginning to fray. Pages are age toned, as is typical with some minor spotting, mostly at the beginning and on the fold outs; Interior otherwise clean and free of marking.; shelved case 3.
New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1987. First American Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG-. red glossy DJ spine with white uppercase bold title between smaller white author and publisher. superficial rubbing and wear, minimal edgewear. price-clipped front inner flap. small black clothbound HB, stamped silver titling. small sheets, toning lightly frames textblock marfinal area. 271 pp. ISBN# 0393024768.