Darwin, Charles M. A.On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favored Races in the stuggle for life New York D. Appleton & Company 1872 Fifth Edition; 1st Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Brown cover with gilt lettering. Fifth Edition, with additions and corrections. Has slight rubs to edges and corners. Freying at top and bottom of spine. Clean contents with prior owners name in front. The first edition of this work was printed in Novermber 1859 and the second edition on January, 7 1860. Has fold out chart and is fully indexed. This early edition includes many corrections to the first and second editions. Scarce if not rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 447 pages
Mavor, William FordyceUniversal history, ancient and modern From the earliest records of time, to the general peace of 1801 New York , NY Printed by Isaac Collins and sons, for Samuel Stansbury and son 1804 1st Thus Leather Bound Very Good with no dust jacket Leather cover is worn. Pages yellowing. Binding tight. Volume XVIII or Vol IX of the Modern Part, the history of Hungary, Holland, and Switzerland. Printed for publisher by Hopkins and Seymour. Has an Engraving of William the Tell compelled to shoot at an apple on the head of his son opcit title page This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Rare.