Michael Joseph, 1972, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Ordinary, First Edition
208 pages, last 6 blank, list of illustrations, acknowledgements and index. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece -- showing a nebula in Andromeda. The text is illustrated with six black-and-white illustrations, numerous black-and-white sketches and charts. Light blue coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the book corners. The lower book edge has become particularly rough and scuffed. Browning to the paper edges and internal pages are also slightly tanned. Offset tanning to the end pages. Photographic dustwrapper, showing nebula in Andromeda, with blue and grey writing on the front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is heavily rubbed, faded and very grubby. Rubbing and chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the spine. Staining to the front fold over panel. Staining to the lower dustwrapper edges particularly around the spine. A few foxing spots also visible to the verso of the dustwrapper. A simple explanation to the scientific basis of evolution. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science & Technology; Inventory No: 0103480.