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Identifier: F1141
Date: 1872
Concise reference: Darwin, C. R. 1872. The expression of the emotions in man and animals. London: John Murray. First edition.
Detailed reference: 1141. 1872 London, John Murray. The expression of the emotions in man and animals. 8vo, 183 mm, vi + 374 pp, 7 heliotype plates (3 folding), numbered in Arabic. Last signatures 2B2 2C3 with 2B1 and 2C1 signed. See also F1142. Binding: standard green cloth but more shiny than others. Price 12s. Down House, BL, UT, 881 (35), not distinguished from F1142 [281 part 1141 1872 London, John Murray. Woodell has a copy with the blank in the prelims discarried and all the plates signed in roman, but the rest exactly as in F1141. Author's presentation inscribed by Darwin /with the compliments/of the Author/ and his best thanks/ on free front end paper - no recipient - BSC 1984. "It appeared in November, and was awaited with such interest that over 5,000 copies were sold on the day of publication" - Leonard Darwin p.96.


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