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The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 25: 1877

Biography / Memoir
By: Charles Darwin(Author), Frederick Burkhardt(Editor), James A Secord(Editor), The Editors of the Darwin Correspondence Project(Editor)
893 pages, 4 plates with colour illustrations; b/w photos, b/w illustrations
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About this book

This volume is part of the definitive edition of letters written by and to Charles Darwin, the most celebrated naturalist of the nineteenth century. Notes and appendixes put these fascinating and wide-ranging letters in context, making the letters accessible to both scholars and general readers. Darwin depended on correspondence to collect data from all over the world, and to discuss his emerging ideas with scientific colleagues, many of whom he never met in person. The letters are published chronologically: volume 25 includes letters from 1877, the year in which Darwin published Forms of flowers and with his son Francis carried out experiments on plant movement and bloom on plants. Darwin was awarded an honorary LLD by Cambridge University, and appeared in person to receive it. The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 25, 1877 contains a number of appendixes, including two on the albums of photograph sent to Darwin by his Dutch, German, and Austrian admirers.

Contents

- List of illustrations
- List of letters
- Introduction
- Acknowledgments
- List of provenances
- Note on editorial policy
- Darwin/Wedgwood genealogy
- Abbreviations and symbols
- The correspondence
- Appendix I. Translations
- Appendix II. Chronology
- Appendix III. Diplomas
- Appendix IV. Presentation lists for Orchids 2s ed. and Forms of folwers
- Appendix V. The German and Dutch photograph albums
- Appendix VI. German poems presented to Charles Darwin
- Appendix VII. Darwin's honorary LLD: the public oration
- Manuscript alterations and comments
- Biographical register and index to correspondents
- Bibliography
- Notes on manuscript sources
- Index

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Biography / Memoir
By: Charles Darwin(Author), Frederick Burkhardt(Editor), James A Secord(Editor), The Editors of the Darwin Correspondence Project(Editor)
893 pages, 4 plates with colour illustrations; b/w photos, b/w illustrations
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