DARWIN CHARLES. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals. New York (D. Appleton And Company) 1873.
8:o. (3), iv-v, (3), (1)-374, (14) pp. 7 photographic partly folding plates (heliotypes) by O. G. Rejlander (all, 1 plate loose, 1 plate with cellotape in inne margin and some scribbling) and other illustrations.
Publisher's original redbrownish decorated cloth, worn, gilt title to spine, damages at head and foot. Minor foxing. Signature of Torsten Husén on forst endpaper, bookplate of Torsten Husén. First American edition..
At end 14 pages advertisment from D. Appleton, undated.
The Swedish-born photographer Rejlander acting himself and members of his family in several of the pictures. The other image and twenty-one wood-engravings in the text by Dr. Duchenne de Boulogne, Herr Kindermann and Dr. Wallich. Darwin's only photographically illustrated work. This was the first higly successeful use of the collotype process of Ernest Edwards. First edition published London 1872, editions in French and America were issued, all of which have illustrations printed with local variants of the collotype process. The London edition has the most successful reproduction. Ref. Garrison-Morton 4975; The Truthful Lens 43; Freeman 1141.
From the library of professor Torsten Husén.
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