Book Description

First edition. With the publication of the Geographical Distribution of Animals Wallace 'established evolutionary zoogeography on its modern foundation… [and] few, if any, subsequent works have been more important to the subject' (DSB). Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) was a notable English naturalist, evolutionist, geographer, anthropologist, social critic, and the co-discoverer with Charles Darwin of the theory of evolution and natural selection.
Dealer Notes
xxi, [iii], 503, [1]; viii, [iiii], 607, [1] pp., 20 wood-engraved plates, 7 col maps (some folding), 2 vols, 8vo (230x150mm), orig. publisher's green cloth, gilt, teg. Some foxing to both volumes. One gathering untidily opened with small loss to bottom blank corner of two leaves. A very good set. Bookplate of Oliver H. Wild.
Date 1876
Publisher MacMillan: London
Condition Very good

Price: £4500.00

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