c.1929 Autobiography of Charles Darwin With Two Appendices, Comprising a chapter of reminiscences And a Statement of Charles Darwin's Religious Views, By His Son, Sir Francis Darwin (Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge)
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Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
In the original publisher's cloth binding, with original unclipped dustwrapper preserved in protective brodart cover. One of the 140 hardcover books in the 'Thinker's Library' series, published for the Rationalist Press Society by Watts & Co. between 1929 and 1951. This edition includes Charles Darwin's autobiography, formally titled 'Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character' and originally published five years after his death in 1887. This edition also includes an appendices by Sir Francis Darwin, Charles Darwin's son, including chapters titled 'Reminiscences of My Father's Everyday Life', and 'The Religion of Charles Darwin'.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, excellent condition with minor shelfwear to the extremities. Slight bumping to the head of the spine and a small tidemark to the tail. Complete with original unclipped dust wrapper preserved in a protective brodart wrap. Dustwrapper is sunned with slight tearing to the head and tail of spine and extremities, with a loss to the upper right hand corner of the cover. Dustwrapper is discolored on the spine and extremities, with some light spotting to the internals Internally, firmly bound with bright and clean pages throughout save for some offsetting to the opening and closing few pages.
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