The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex
Darwin, Charles; Ashley Montagu (Preface) , Fritz Kredel(illus.)
Place Published: Norwalk, CT
Publisher: The Easton Press
Date Published: 1979
Edition: Collector's Edition
Binding: Leather bound
Condition: Near fine
Book Id: 48073
362pp. Quarto [27 cm] Black leather with raised bands, a gilt stamped title on the spine, and gilt stamped decorative ring patterns on the spine and covers. All edges gilt. Brown moire endsheets. Silk ribbon page marker.
Part of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written series. Drawings by Fritz Kredel. From the Publisher's Preface- "Readers will discover, perhaps to their surprise, that The Descent of Man is extremely readable. They will find the same true of the Preface contributed to the present edition by the anthropologist and biologist Ashley Montagu. It is a masterly discourse on Darwin's book and its relation to all of us."