[Darwin, Charles] Transcribed and edited by Paul H. Barrett, Peter J. Gautry, Sandra Herbert, David Kohn and Sydney Smith
Charles Darwin's Notebooks, 1836-1844. Geology, transmutation of species, metaphysical enquiries.
Cambridge University Press and The British Museum (Natural History)
Presentation Copy, one of only two such, with additional printed leaf bound at beginning with arms of Cambridge University and dedication 'Presented to the Chancellor of the University of Cambridge H.R.H. the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh by the Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge as a mark of their appreciation of his first ten years as Chancellor'. Bound by Desmond Shaw in full, light blue morocco with the Cambridge University arms in gilt to the upper cover, gilt-lettered spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, with a marbled protective paper wrapper with gilt-lettered morocco spine label. Quarto. pp.viii, 747, [1 blank]. Housed in a protective slipcase made by Christopher Shaw, bookbinder.