Book Description

Rountree misspelt 'Rowntree' on cover. 64 full page plates (most in colour) with titled guards.
Dealer Notes
A well used copy. Very shaken, inner hinges very strained, 1 plate and guard loose. A few plates with margin tears. Spine edge of several pages (before page 40) disfigured by old tape marks. Pages fingered, foxed, marked and age browned. Plates little foxed and soiled, mainly to margins. Pen correction to 1 guard with small ink mark on page opposite.
Author Darwin, Bernard (described by), Rountree, Harry (painted by)
Date 1910
Binding Cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration. 24x19cms.
Publisher Duckworth & Co., London
Illustrator Harry Rountree
Condition Covers scuffed, rubbed, bumped and marked. Corners and spine ends little frayed. Small portion of cloth (5x5mm) lacking from front spine hinge.
Pages viii + 254pp + 64 plates

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