THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS. Charles Darwin.
THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS
THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS

THE VARIOUS CONTRIVANCES BY WHICH ORCHIDS ARE FERTILISED BY INSECTS

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.

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