The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin
  • The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin
  • The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin
  • The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin
  • The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

£235.00

Second edition, twenty first thousandth.

Published by Murray, London 1887

The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin: 2nd edition, revised and augmented. Twenty first thousandth.

The classic edition of Charles Darwin’s study into mankind. Darwin applies the theory of evolution to the evolution of the human and outline the sexual vs natural selection adaption in evolution. He discusses many related issues of ethics, physiology, psychology and human society. This copy is in good condition and a collectable item.. Black and white illustrations throughout the text.

Publishers green hard boards with imprint decoration. Gilt lettering on the spine. Spine lightly darkened. Faint marks on the covers. The contents are very tidy. Section of the front free page is missing. Bindings are tight. 12mo – over 6¾” – 7¾” tall. 693 printed pages.