Darwin, Charles - LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN (three volume set)
Darwin, Charles (Edited by his son Francis Darwin). LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN. Including An Autobiographical Chapter. London 1887, John Murray, Second U.K. Edition. Three Volume Set. Vol. I - 396 pp, frontispiece and 1 Plate. Vol. II - 394 pp, frontispiece and 1 Plate. Vol. III - 418 pp, frontispiece. Famous English naturalist and geologist, Darwin was best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors, and in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace introduced his scientific theory of Natural Selection. Compilation of Darwin's important letters of the times, plus autobiography. Green cloth boards, all with faded marks, shelf wear, bumped corners, scattered foxing, and tape marks on all front endpapers, yet internally sound and complete. Gilt lettered spine. Scarce set. No DJ's, boards in slightly worn condition, graded VG minus.