The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals.

London: John Murray, 1872.

Price: $1,000.00

About the item

First edition, second issue with misprint "htat" on page 208. With 7 heliotype plates (3 folding) and 19 text-figures. Pp. [vi], 374, 4 (ads dated November 1872). 8vo. Dark green cloth, spine titled in gilt, boards stamped in blind. Front hinge cracked but holding, some rubbing to extremities and rippling of cloth. Bookplate removed. Very good. Freeman 1141.

Item #353546

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872) “completed his great cycle of evolutionary writings. It proved popular, not least because of its accessible subject matter and plentiful illustrations, including some of the earliest commercially reproduced photographs in a printed book” (ODNB).