Surrey: Genesis Publications in Association with Australia & New Zealand Book Co Pty Ltd, 1979. Preface by HRH Prince Charles. Limited Edition Number 222 of 500 copies, 4to, pp. (19), 843, two-tone frontis portrait, 4 sepia plates, signed by George Darwin, great-grandson of Charles Darwin, George Pember Darwin, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, original half calf boards, gilt decoration front board, raised bands, gilt dec. spine, gilt signature of Charles Darwin to rear bd, in cloth slipcase, title label to front, near-fine condition. Heavy book, please inquire regarding postage.
The 'Journal' entirely reproduced in faithful facsimile from the Charles Darwin's hand-written original, held in The Royal College of Surgeons of England. The observations which provided the foundation for one of the most revolutionary theories ever put forward had been carried out by the author more than twenty years before and are recorded in this Journal. Item #97877
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