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Journal Of A Voyage Round The World [1891]

$200.00 inc GST

By Charles Darwin MA, FRS

Wonderful illustrated edition of Darwin’s first book

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Description

  • Fully titled: Journal Of Researches Into The Natural History & Geology Of The Countries Visited During The Voyage Of HMS Beagle Round The World, Under The Command Of Captain Fitz Roy, RN
  • Very handsome illustrated edition [T Nelson & Sons, 1891]; dark red boards with gold titling, some speckling, shelfwear to base, extremities mildly bumped; 615pp inc index; 16 full-page & 6 double-page engraved plates, some in-text drawings; damage to page edge pps 37-64, inc two plates [pictured], sticker residue ffep; a very good copy
  • This Journal, from his experiences as the naturalist on HMS Beagle, was Darwin’s first published book [1842] & his researches put into motion his theory regarding the Origin Of Species
  • Much info regarding Australia