Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle" round the world.
Under the Command of Captain Fitz Roy, R.N.
By Charles Darwin, M.A., F.R.S.
(From the corrected and enlarged edition of 1845)
With a biographical introduction.
Nice volume. Contains tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of Darwin, 15 full-page plates, and numerous illustrations in text. With an introduction by G. T. Bettany. M.A. Published by Ward Lock and Co., London, 1890. Publishers’ original dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, black lettering and blocked design on front and spine in quarter-bound style. Decorative patterned endpapers.
Book Dimensions: 18.5 x 12.5 x 3.5 cm & Number of Pages: 381 + 14 pages of publishers’ ads.
Very Good - Solid and well bound volume. Boards have slight wear with rubbing and bumping to corners. Internally the book is in very good condition. No writing or inscriptions. No foxing. The text and plates are clean and bright. The books is beautifully bound, designed and illustrated (Please see pictures)
“The Voyage of the Beagle is a title commonly given to the book written by Charles Darwin and published in 1839 as his Journal and Remarks, bringing him considerable fame and respect. The title refers to the second survey expedition of the ship HMS Beagle. The book, also known as Darwin's Journal of Researches, is a vivid and exciting travel memoir as well as a detailed scientific field journal covering biology, geology, and anthropology that demonstrates Darwin's keen powers of observation. Although Darwin revisited some areas during the expedition, for clarity the chapters of the book are ordered by reference to places and locations rather than by date. Darwin's notes made during the voyage include comments illustrating his changing views at a time when he was developing his theory of evolution by natural selection and includes some suggestions of his ideas, particularly in the second edition of 1845”.
- Anzahl der Bücher
- Biologie, Geologie, Gesamtausgaben, Illustriert, Naturgeschichte, Wissenschaft (allgemein)
- Autor/ Illustrator
- Charles Darwin, M.A., F.R.S.
- Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology during the Voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle"
- Sehr gut
- Erscheinungsjahr (ältestes Objekt)
- Bebilderte Ausgabe
- Ward Lock
- Gebundene Ausgabe
- gewebegeschütztes Titelbild von Darwin, 15 ganzseitige Tafeln
- Anzahl der Seiten
- 18.5×12.5 cm