1913 Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage Round the World of HMS Beagle under command of Captain Fitz Roy, R. N.
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Colour Plates, Folding Maps, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
An early twentieth century illustrated edition of this major work from Charles Darwin, based upon the first Murray illustrated edition of 1890, and featuring the illustrations of Robert Taylor Pritchett.
First published in 1839 as his 'Journal and Remarks', and most commonly given the title 'The Voyage of the Beagle', Charles Darwin's recounts his role in the second survey expedition of the H.M.S Beagle, under Captain Robert FitzRoy, a fellow scientist.
Featuring numerous vignette illustrations, two folding colour maps, and ten illustrated plates. Collated, complete.
This work documents his experiences, and scientific researches into biology, geology, and anthropology, demonstrating hints at Darwin's changing views of species, and provides the basis for the development of his theories of evolution through natural selection.
Former owner's inscription to half title; 'M. A. Gibson 45'.
In the publisher's original cloth binding. Bumping to back strip head and tail. Light spotting to back strip tail, with two light marks to front board. Former owner's inscription to half title. Internally, firmly bound. Pages clean and bright.
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