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The Works of Charles Darwin, Volumes 1-29 Set

Series: The Works of Charles Darwin Volume: 1-29

Edited By: Paul H Barrett and RB Freeman

Pickering & Chatto Publishers

Hardback | #17590 | ISBN-13: 9781851960118
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The Pickering Masters Darwin makes it possible for the fist time to review Darwin's public literary output as a whole. Darwin's works are now presented in their definitive texts, typeset, printed and bound to modern standards. It is important to see Darwin's literary output as a whole to understand fully both his influence on the religious, philosophical and scientific upheavals of the 19th century, and the development of the theory of evolution which forms a continuous thread running through his work from first to last. Texts have been selected by Professor Barrett and Richard Freeman and where more than one edition of a work exists, the editors have chosen the edition which reflects Darwin's ideas most fully.

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Volume 1Diary of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, Edited by Nora Barlow (1933)Volume 2Journal of Researches into the Geology and Natural History of the Various Countries Visited by H.M.S. Beagle (1839)Volume 3Journal of Researches..., Part II.Volume 4The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the Command of Captain Fitzroy, During the Years 1832-1836 (1838- 1843); Part I Fossil mammalia; Part II MammaliaVolume 5The Zoology..., Part III BirdsVolume 6The Zoology..., Part IV Fish; Part V ReptilesVolume 7The Geology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle; Part 1, The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs (1889)Volume 8The Geology...,Part 2, The Volcanic Islands (1844)Volume 9The Geology...,Part 3, The South America (1846)Volume 10The Foundations of the Origin of Species. Two essays, written in 1842 and 1844. Edited by Francis Darwin (1909)Volume 11A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (1851); Vol I The LepadidaeVolume 12A Monograph...Cirripedia (1854); Vol II The Balanidae, Part 1.Volume 13A Monograph...Cirripedia (1854); Vol II The Balanidae, Part 2.Volume 14A Monograph on the Fossil Lepadidae (1851), and A Monograph on the Fossil Balanidae (1854)Volume 15The Origin of Species. [First edition] (1859)Volume 16The Origin of Species. [Sixth edition] (1876)Volume 17The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilised by Insects; Second edition (1877)Volume 18The Movements and Habits of Climbing Plants; second edition (1882)Volume 19The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication; second edition (1875), Vol 1 with preface by Asa Gray (1868)Volume 20The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication; second edition (1875)Volume 21The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex; second edition, with an essay by T H Huxley (1877)Volume 22The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex; second edition (1877), Part 2.Volume 23The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals; second edition edited by Francis Darwin (1890)Volume 24Insectivorous Plants; second edition revised by Francis Darwin(1888)Volume 25The Effects of Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom; second edition (1878)Volume 26The Different Forms of Flowers on Plants of the Same Species; second edition with preface by Francis Darwin (1884)Volume 27The Power of Movement in Plants (1880)Volume 28The Formation of Vegetable Mould, Through the Action of Worms, with Observations on their Habits (1881)Volume 29Erasmus Darwin by Ernst Krause, with a preliminary notice by Charles Darwin (1879). The Autobiography of Charles Darwin; edited by Nora Barlow (1958)

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