Opshtamung Fun Menshen un der Opklayb Beshaykhes Tsu Geshlekht (The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex) [Complete 3 Volume Set].
Max N. Maisel
Darwin, Charles; Y. A. Merison (trans.).
3 volumes. 8vo. 364pp. 368pp. 312pp. Original pebbled blue cloth with black lettering on spine. First Yiddish translation of Charles Darwin's 1871 work, "The Descent of Man," which continued to lay the foundations for his theory of evolution via natural selection set forth in "The Origin of Species." Frontispiece photograph of Charles Darwin. B/w illustrations of various plants and animals. Translated by Y. A. Merison. Contains a short biography on Darwin and an introduction to Darwinism by the Scottish theistic evolutionist John Arthur Thomson. Text in Yiddish. Some foxing to pages. Wear to head and tail of spines. In Yiddish. Very good condition.
Edition: First Yiddish Edition
Book ID: 8130