6130. Darwin's The Descent of Man 1871

DARWIN, CHARLES. (2). The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. Seventh thousand. I-II. London (John Murray) 1871.

8:o (about 190x126 mm.). (5), vi-viii, (1)-423, (1), (1)-16 (advertisement); (5), vi-viii, (1)-475, (1), (1)-16 (advertisement) pp. Illustrated.
Publisher's original green blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles and decorations to spine, spines with damages at head and foot, spine to vol. I partly faded, vol. I partly loose in the hinges. Original black inner doublures and endpapers. Half-title to vol. II foxed. Ex-library copy with stamps and markings on half-titles, titles and a few other leaves and some other library-connected annotations. 2 volumes.

1st edition, 2nd printing, Seven thousandth.
Both parts with 16-page advertisements, dated January 1871.