INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS - Charles Darwin, 1908 EVOLUTION BOTANY CARNIVOROUS PLANTS
Book Details + Condition: John Murray (London). Cheap Edition to the Second Edition, 1908. Hardcover, three-quarters leather binding. 367 pages with Index at rear. Gilt lettered on spine. Part of a series of works by Darwin related to his theory of natural selection, the book is a study of carnivorous plants with specific attention paid to the adaptations that allow them to live in difficult conditions. It includes illustrations by Darwin himself, along with drawings by his sons George and Francis Darwin. Tight binding (boards appear to have been re-attached at some point); rubbed corners and edges; light wear to boards and leather; interior is clean and free of markings, save inscription on front free endpaper.