DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882). The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1871.
2 volumes, 8vo (197 x 124 mm). Illustrations; 2 pp. advertisements at end of vol.1, and 12 pp. at end of vol. 2. (Some very slight toning.) Publisher's russet cloth, stamped in black, spines gilt-lettered (slight wear to spine ends, a few tiny stains to covers). FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, later issue(?), without the errata. The work includes the first appearance of the word "evolution" in any of Darwin's works. See Freeman 941 & 942. A bright copy.
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