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A Calendar of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin, 1821-1882

Edited By: F Burkhardt and S Smith

740 pages, no illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Mar 1994 | Edition: 2 | #28508 | ISBN: 0521434238
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Catalogue of the letters the editors of the Correspondence of Charles Darwin have found to date.

'This encyclopaedic work is indispensable for Darwin scholars, and a very important reference source for those engaged in research on evolution and on the history of biological science. Certainly, every self-respecting natural sciences library should purchase this invaluable work.' The Naturalist 'This calendar is an updated version of one first published in 1985 and includes 34 new pages detailing 517 new letters. No one with a serious interest in Charles Darwin would wish to be without it.' Linda Gamlin, New Scientist


1. Prefactory note; 2. Intoduction; 3. Provenance list; 4. Abbreviations and symbols used for physical description; 5. The correspondence (1821--82); 6. Undated letters and letters with wide ranges of dates; 7. Empty covers; 8. Addenda; 9. Corrigenda; Appendices; Index.

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