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    Sale 7471

    Valuable Printed Books and Manuscripts

    14 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 94 A

    DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). A Monograph on the Fossil Lepadidae, or Pedunculated Cirripedes of Great Britain [A Monograph of the Fossil Balanidae and Verrucidae of Great Britain]. London: for the Palaeontographical Society, 1851-1854, [index 1858].

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    DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). A Monograph on the Fossil Lepadidae, or Pedunculated Cirripedes of Great Britain [A Monograph of the Fossil Balanidae and Verrucidae of Great Britain]. London: for the Palaeontographical Society, 1851-1854, [index 1858].

    2 volumes in one, 4°( 287 x 215mm). 7 engraved plates by James de Carle Sowerby and George Brettingham Sowerby, 12 text woodblocks. (Half-titles dust-soiled, light browning to plate margins in vol. I, light spotting to plates in vol. II) Modern blue morocco-backed boards, volume I unopened. FIRST EDITION, complete with half-title in both volumes and the separately-published index to volume II. Freeman 342; Norman 590.


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    Please note that lot 94A has been added to the sale with the following catalogue entry:

    DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). A Monograph on the Fossil Lepadidae, or Pedunculated Cirripedes of Great Britain [A Monograph of the Fossil Balanidae and Verrucidae of Great Britain]. London: for the Palaeontographical Society, 1851-1854, [index 1858].

    2 volumes in one, 4°( 287 x 215mm). 7 engraved plates by James de Carle Sowerby and George Brettingham Sowerby, 12 text woodblocks. (Half-titles dust-soiled, light browning to plate margins in vol. I, light spotting to plates in vol. II) Modern blue morocco-backed boards, volume I unopened. FIRST EDITION, complete with half-title in both volumes and the separately-published index to volume II. Freeman 342; Norman 590.

    Estimate: £500-800