Octavo, 462pp, [8pp advertisements]. Publishers original maroon cloth boards, stamped illustrations, gilt title on spine, yellow end papers. Light rubbing to top of spine, as with all examples. A near fine example of this important book by Charles Darwin.
Comments: This book is part of a series of books written by Charles Darwin, this book being a study of carnivorous plants. It gave special attention to their ability to survive in harsh conditions. The first US edition was printed using stereos of the first English edition. (Freeman 1220).