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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

DARWIN, Charles

[Sixth Edition], Thirty-Seventh Thousand.


Published: John Murray, 1889

Stock code: 48343

Price: £960.00

With 32pp publisher's catalogue (dated January 1889) bound in at end. The sixth edition (first issued in 1872) is the last published in Darwin's lifetime and contains his final major corrections and revisions. It is the first edition with the title The Origin of Species, and includes among many other revisions a new chapter inserted to confute the views of the Catholic biologist St. George Mivart. There is a glossary, and the word 'evolution' is used in the text for the first time. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Freeman 426.