1901 The Descent of Man
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
Charles Darwin applies the evolutionary theory to human evolution in this important volume. A new edition. Originally published in 1871. With the preface to the second edition.
Here Darwin also details his theory of sexual selection, a form of biological adaptation interconnected with natural selection.
Discussing many related issues, such as evolutionary psychology, ethics, musicology, and differences between human races, sexes, the dominant role of women in mate choice, and the relevance of the evolutionary theory to society.
Illustrated with numerous figures in text. With an extensive Index to the rear. Complete with half title.
In the original publisher's full cloth binding. Externally very smart with only minor shelf wear and some bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. General minor soiling to the boards. Internally, firmly bound. With a minor faint spotting to the fore edge, affecting only the occasional page. Generally, the leaves appear bright and clean throughout. Illustrated with numerous figures in text.
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