The Formation of Vegetable Mound through the action of worms with observations of their habits by Charles Darwin
A bright copy of Charles Darwin’s book of the formation of leaf mound. The book contains black and white illustrations throughout the text.
Original green cloth boards with blind/uncoloured frame decoration on the covers. Bright gilt lettering and illustration on the spine. Very slight lean to the book. Chocolate brown end papers with minimally split hinges. Signature of previous owner in ink on the front free page plus a few tears on the page edges of this page. The contents are remarkably bright with minimal spotting only on the first pages. 8vo 328 printed pages.