Lot 18

DARWIN, Charles, On the Origin of the Species, 2nd edn, 5th thousand, 1860. Adverts at end dated January 1860. Original dark green cloth gilt. Freeman 376 variant a. Bookplate of Charles Jenner on front pastedown, with his pencil ownership inscription at the head of the title page.

Charles Jenner (1810-1893) was the founder of Jenners, the world-famous department store on Princes Street, Edinburgh.

Sold for £2,900

Condition Report

Front hinge cracked at top, rear hinge not cracked. No restoration.

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