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The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 7: 1858-1859

Biography / Memoir

Series: The Correspondence of Charles Darwin Volume: 7

By: Charles Darwin (Author)

700 pages, B/w illus

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Jan 1992 | #14410 | ISBN: 0521385644
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NHBS Price: £125.00 $157/€149 approx

About this book

Covers the period leading up to and immediately after the publication of The Origin of Species.

'Surely destined to stand as one of the triumphs in scope and excellence of post-war publishing in England.' The Sunday Times 'The Correspondence in its totality is a treasure house for scientists, sociologists, historians and geographers alike. It also makes fascinating general reading.' New Scientist 'The Calendar of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin is ! one of the most important reference books to be published in the twentieth century.' Isis 'A veritable reference guide to early Victorian natural science.' Nature


Contents

List of illustrations; List of letters; Introduction; Acknowledgements; List of provenances; Note on editorial policy; Darwin/Wedgwood genealogy; Abbreviations; The Correspondence 1858 9; Appendixes; Manuscript alterations and comments; Bibliography; Biographical register and index to correspondents; Index.


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