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DARWIN, Charles (edit.).
The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle During the Years 1832-1836. FACSIMILE REPRINT 1980.

Volume I : RICHARD OWEN - Fossil Mammals; GEORGE R. WATERHOUSE - Mammalia. pp. 28, [4], iv, iv, 111, [1]; [iii]-ix, [3], v, [5], 97, [1]. 32 colour plates, 34 plain plates [3 folding]. Volume II : JOHN GOULD - Birds. pp. 5, [9], ii, (3)-156, [8]. 50 colour plates [PLUS 2 loose plates added]. Volume III : LEONARD JENYNS - Fish; THOMAS BELL - Reptiles. pp. 5, [1], xv, [1], 172; [2], vi, 51, [1]. 49 plain plates. Quarter blue morocco, tan cloth sides, NO. 318 of a LIMITED EDITION of 750 copies, inscribed to RICHARD FREEMAN from his wife Mary, small patch of fading at the top edge of the front board of v. III, slight smudge at the front lower edge of the book-block from shelf contact in each volume, a tiny mark to the fore-edge of the book-block affecting the first two leaves v.II, otherwise a very good set, EX LIBRIS RICHARD FREEMAN, bibliographer of Charles Darwin with a folded card being an invitation to Freeman to attend a presentation launch of this title by David Attenborough.

Nova Pacifica. Wellington, New Zealand.

Date Published: 1980. 3 volumes. Large 4to.

Stock No. 62581

Price: 600.00