The power of movement in plants. Assisted by Francis Darwin.
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London, John Murray, 1880. 8vo (188 x 125mm). pp. x, 592, 32 (inserted advertisement dated May 1878), with 196 text woodcuts. Publisher's gilt-and blind-stamped green full cloth.
First edition. A rare unopenend copy
First edition. A rare unopenend copy. "This was an extention of the work on climbing plants to show that the same mechanisms hold for flowering plants in general... The first edition was published on November 6, 1880 and it is recorded that 1,500 copies were sold..."(Freeman p. 161).
Provenance: Ticket of 'Librarie Galignani... Paris and bookplate of H.F. Bienfait on inside frontcover. Corner and spine very slightly rubbed.