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3245T Marlborough
May 8, 2019 12:00PM - May 16, 2019 12:00PMCalender
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Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species.

$800$650
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3245T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Darwin, Charles (1809-1882) The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species. London: Murray, 1877. First edition, with thirty-two pages of advertisements dated March 1877 bound after the text, text leaves unopened after page 105, bound in publisher's full green cloth, boards tooled in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, corners slightly bumped, ex libris John Gilbert Winant, U.S. Ambassador to England, with bookplate, and the bookplate of Gilbert Verney, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Gilbert Verney, Book design, Bookbinding, Bookplate, Ex Libris, John Gilbert Winant, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts, London, United Kingdom, United States