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At the time of cataloging, no copies, either individual or otherwise, are being publicly offered for sale by anyone else. A Rare Inscribed Copy of "Descent of Man" - in Darwin's Hand The First Use of the Word "Evolution" in Any of His Writings Inscribed by Darwin to "Mrs(? After "On the Origin of Species" (1859), this is Darwin's most important work.
Installments range in condition from fine to very good, bound in boards and wrappers. Appleton and Company, New York 1876 - Half title TP [v]-vi = Preface to the Second Edition [vii]-ix = Table of Corrections [xi]xvi = Contents 1-688 - = Publisher's ads 1 blank leaf. Having very carefully sidestepped the issue of human evolution in "Origin," Darwin waited twelve years before tackling the issue in this book which was first published in England in 1871.
Descent went through a large number of revised editions, many of which Darwin edited himself. In late 11873, Darwin tackled a new edition of the Descent of Man.
A noteworthy experiment in graphic design and book arts and important document of the evolution of late twentieth century fashion, the quarterly belongs to several museum and library collections, including the Yale University Library, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Centre Pompidou. Darwin"Almost all presentation copies of Darwin's books are signed by the publisher's secretary.
Due to the extensive volumes created during the journal's 26 years of publication, complete sets are exceedingly rare. This copy presents an extremely rare example of Darwin signing a book himself.
Employers noted Greener's intellectual gifts and encouraged him in a self-directed course of study.
Greener also began attending political and abolitionist lectures and was eventually able to resume his formal education when a benevolent employer sponsored his enrollment at Oberlin.