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EVOLUTION BY NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Alfred Russel Wallace; Gavin De Beer.
Stock no. 1823262
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st thus 1958. Very good condition.

A Centenary Commemorative Volume. Darwin's Sketch of 1842, his Essay of 1844, and the Darwin-Wallace Papers of 1858 On the Tendency of Species to Form Varieties. With a Foreword by Sir Gavin de Beer. Grey cloth boards, green title block with gilt title to spine. Faint foxing to spine. Inscriptions in ink to top edge of front endpapers. Bookplate to free front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Foxing to half-title page else contents clean. Dustwrapper is scuffed and a little grubby.

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THE BLIND WATCHMAKER
Written by Richard Dawkins.
Stock no. 1823025
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Makes the case that evolution by natural selection is a big enough theory to answer the biggest question of all - why do we exist? Black cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette of DNA strand to front. Colour illustrations. Fourth printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Dawkins.
Stock no. 1822535
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. Fine condition.

Introduction by Richard Dawkins. Attractive green and gilt pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Top edge green. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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EVER SINCE DARWIN: REFLECTIONS IN NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Stephen Jay Gould.
Stock no. 1822477
Published by Burnett Books. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Darwinism and its many implications. Brown cloth spine with gilt title, red paper boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0233970525. Browning to text block and endpapers. Brown dustwrapper is lightly browned, faded to spine and slightly grubby. Talcum powder type odour present.

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THE DESCENT OF MAN AND SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Dawkins.
Stock no. 1321263
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Richard Dawkins. Attractive green and gilt pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Top edge green. Still in original shrinkwrap. Opening corners at base of slipcase are slightly bumped.

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ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1320745
Published by Folio Society. 5th 2008. Nearly fine condition.

Brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour illustrations. xxxi + 415 pages. With an introduction by Keynes. Book itself is fine. Publisher's black slipcase is scuffed with bump to one corner of opening which is just starting to split.

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EVOLUTION
Written by Raymond Hawkey.
Stock no. 2132956
Published by Michael Joseph. 1st 1986. Very good condition.

The story of the origins of humankind according to the theory of evolution. Large format. A three-dimensional book with intricate pop-ups. ISBN: 0718127250. Pop-ups in very good working order. Page edge browning; some browning to covers also, bumped at corners.

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THE MAMMAL IN THE MIRROR: UNDERSTANDING OUR PLACE IN THE NATURAL WORLD
Written by David P. Barash; Ilona A. Barash.
Stock no. 1817315
Published by W.H. Freeman and Company. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A voyage of self-discovery. Black cloth spine with gilt title, black paper sides. ISBN: 0716733919. A few minor grubby marks mainly to text block.

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BRITISH FRESHWATER FISHES
Written by Len Cacutt.
Stock no. 2126502
Published by Croom Helm. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of their evolution. B/w photos. ISBN: 0856643203. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and faded to spine.

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HOW AND WHY SPECIES MULTIPLY: THE RADIATION OF DARWIN'S FINCHES
Written by Peter R. Grant; B. Rosemary Grant.
Stock no. 1815192
Published by Princeton University Press. 1st thus 2011. Nearly fine condition.

The authors explain how the same finches studied by Darwin - and named after him - have continued to provide scientists with valuable information about the origin and evolution of new species. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos and b/w diagrams. xix and 218 pages including index. ISBN: 9780691149998.

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PROBLEMS OF NATURE RESEARCHED AND DISCOVERIES OF GUSTAV JAEGER
Written by Gustav Jaeger; Henry G. Schlichter.
Stock no. 1810844
Published by Williams and Norgate. 1st 1897. Very good condition.

Selected from his published writings. Edited and translated by Schlichter. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. 261 pages. Top and tail of spine shelf-worn. Faded inscription in ink to front pastedown. Title page browned.

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FEATURES OF EVOLUTION IN THE FLOWERING PLANTS
Written by Ronald Good.
Stock no. 1606053
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 405 pages including index. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Gilt title darkened. Inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is scuffed and faded, lightly edge worn and foxed to verso.

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