DARWIN, CHARLES and others. Narrative of the Surveying Voyages of His Majesty's Ships Adventure and Beagle, between the years 1826 and 1836, describing their examination of the Southern Shores of South America, and the Beagle's Circumnavigation of the Globe. London: Henry Colburn 1839.
3 vols. in 4, including Appendix to vol. 2, 8vo, 231 x 146mm. (9 1/8 x 5 3/4in.), green half morocco gilt, t.e.g., by Root, upper joint of vol. 1 cracked, other joints dry, corners slightly worn, backs faded, 7 of the folding maps refolded and with skilfully repaired tears, minor tears to R5, R6 and U3 in vol. 1, four letters abraded and lost on dedication page in vol. 1.
FIRST EDITION, 56 plates, maps and charts, comprising 48 engraved plates and charts (one folding) after P.P. King, A. Earle, C. Martens, (4)