The history of creation: or the development of the earth and its inhabitants by the action of natural causes. . .

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1880. 2 volumes. 8vo. xix, [i], 374, [2]; vii, [i], 408, [4] pp. Early American edition. Frontispiece and 3 lithograph plates (1 tinted red) in Volume I; Volume II with a folding colored map as frontispiece and 11 plates (1 folding, 4 tinted blue). Original blind-stamped publisher’s cloth with gilt spine, minor scuffs and bumps, hinges tender but holding; some underlining and annotations in pencil. From the library of Arnold Thackray with his bookplate on the paste-downs. Item #14971

Rare American edition of Haeckel’s (1834-1919) definitive work on evolutionary science, which represents one of the chief sources of the world’s knowledge of Darwinism.

Price: $200.00

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