From the Limited Editions Club, Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
Quarto, xxxii, 470pp. Wood-veneered boards with black leather spine, title in gilt over green leather spine label, decorative gilt tree motif on spine. Sprinkled top edge. Small blemish to veneer on back cover. Housed in publisher’s original green cardboard slipcase, title printed on label attached to spine, near fine with minor shelf wear. From a limited edition of 1500 copies, this being number 1265. A nice example.