CROSS AND SELF FERTILISATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM - DARWIN, 1st US Ed 1877
Title:THE EFFECTS OF CROSS AND SELF FERTILISATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM
Author: Charles Darwin
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
City: New York Year: 1877 (First U.S. Edition) Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 469 Pages, plus Index Illustrated: Yes
Book Details + Condition: Very scarce, first U.S. edition/first printing (1877) of Darwin's THE EFFECTS OF CROSS AND SELF FERTILISATION IN THE VEGETABLE KINGDOM. With a list of Darwin's works facing the title page and 12 pages of the publisher's advertisements at the end. Publisher's original decorated red cloth. The only issue of the first American edition, published only months after the first English edition on 10 November 1876. Solid and tight boards and binding, with minor wear to boards and library catalog numbers on the lower portion of the spine. Remains of library paste-downs on the inside boards. All pages crisp and clean save for library stamps on lower portion of title page and small repaired tear on opposite page listing author's other works.