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DARWIN, Charles (1809-1882)

Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage round the world of H.M.S. ‘Beagle’ under the command of Captain Fitz Roy, R.N.

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London : John Murray, 1845. Second edition, corrected, with additions. Octavo, modern binding of half-crushed morocco over buckram, spine in compartments with raised bands and gilt-lettering, ruled in blind, endpapers replaced, engraved portrait frontispiece of Darwin, pp. [ii – Murray’s Home and Colonial Library catalogue); viii; 519; [blank]; 16 (publisher’s catalogue, dated May 1848), text vignettes, occasional light foxing, but internally clean, a very good copy.

The second edition of Charles Darwin’s first published book.

An account of the five years that English naturalist Charles Darwin spent traveling around the world on the HMS Beagle, a voyage that led him to develop his theory of the evolution of the species.

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