Darwin, Charles. A fajok eredete a természeti kiválás útján vagyis az elönyös válfajok fenmaradása a létérti küzdelemben.

Budapest, Kiadja a természettudományi Társulat, 1873-1874.

8vo (160 x 228 mm). 2 vols. XVI, (2), 303, (1) pp. VII, 361, (3) pp. With a double-page plate in vol. 1 and a portrait frontispiece in vol. 2. Publisher's original green cloth. All edges gilt.


First Hungarian edition of Darwin's "On the Origin of Species", called "the most important single work in science" (Dibner) and "a turning point, not only in the history of science, but in the history of ideas in general" (DSB). "No work of science has ever been so fully vindicated by subsequent investigation, or has so profoundly altered humanity's view of itself and how the living world works" (Wilson).

Translated by László Dapsy, revised by Tivadar Margó. Bindings a little rubbed, extremeties worn, interior quite clean. Original publishers' binding by Lajos Bóka of Pest signed with his blindstamp to the white lacquer endpapers.


Freeman 703. OCLC 978009347. Természettudományi társulat vállalata II-III. Cf. PMM 344.

Stock Code: BN#56133 Tags: ,