[On the Origin of Species.] O Vzniku Druhu Prirozenym Vyberem Cili Zachovavanim vhodnych Odrud V Boji O Zivot. Dle Sesteho, Velmi Opraveneho Vydani Anglickeho posledního, Jez Vyslo Za Zivota Autorova Prelozil Fr. Klapalek. Charles Darwin.
[On the Origin of Species.] O Vzniku Druhu Prirozenym Vyberem Cili Zachovavanim vhodnych Odrud V Boji O Zivot. Dle Sesteho, Velmi Opraveneho Vydani Anglickeho posledního, Jez Vyslo Za Zivota Autorova Prelozil Fr. Klapalek.
First Czech Edition of On the Origin of Species

[On the Origin of Species.] O Vzniku Druhu Prirozenym Vyberem Cili Zachovavanim vhodnych Odrud V Boji O Zivot. Dle Sesteho, Velmi Opraveneho Vydani Anglickeho posledního, Jez Vyslo Za Zivota Autorova Prelozil Fr. Klapalek.

Prague: I. L. Kobra, 1914. First edition. In publisher’s cloth binding. 387 [1] p. and 1 folding chart. Previous owner’s bookplate on front pastedown. Corners slightly rubbed. Light foxing here and there. Overall in fine condition.

First Czech edition of Darwin’s opus magnum, On the Origin of Species (1859), the foundation of evolutionary biology.

The translator, František Klapálek (1863–1919) was a prominent entomologist, founding member and the first chairman of the Czech Entomological Society.

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Price: €2,000.00

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