FIRST EDITION, half-title, folding lithographed diagram by W. West, 32-page publishers' catalogue dated June 1859 bound in at end. Freeman 373 (Freeman state 3); Grolier/English 96; Grolier/Horblit 23b ("the most influential scientific work of the nineteenth century"); Dibner, Heralds of Science 199 ("the most important single work in science"); PMM 344(b). " /> DARWIN, CHARLES. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. London: John Murray, 1859. <I>8vo, original green cloth, blindstamped on covers, spine gilt (Freeman binding variant "a") , uncut, brown endpapers, original binders' ticket of Edmonds & Remnants on rear pastedown, spine ends and fore-corners very skillfully reinforced; recased; calf folding case.</I> FIRST EDITION, half-title, folding lithographed diagram by W. West, 32-page publishers' catalogue dated June 1859 bound in at end. Freeman 373 (Freeman state 3); Grolier/<I>English</I> 96; Grolier/Horblit 23b ("the most influential scientific work of the nineteenth century"); Dibner, <I>Heralds of Science</I> 199 ("the most important single work in science"); PMM 344(b). | Christie's