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Charles Darwin and the Beagle adventure : countries visited during the voyage round the world of HMS Beagle under the command of Captain Fitzroy, Royal Navy

Author: A J Wood; Clint Twist; Charles Darwin
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Templar Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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This well conceived book traces the voyage of Darwin on the Beagle, using zoological plates from his work, colorful maps, a genealogical table, and facsimile documents.
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Genre/Form: Pop-up books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Wood; Clint Twist; Charles Darwin
ISBN: 9780763645380 0763645389
OCLC Number: 441952364
Notes: Contains numerous flaps, foldouts and inserts pasted in. Cover is divided and closed with a magnet.
Templar Books ... publishers of rare & unusual books."
"Zoological plates, including their original plate numbers and scientific names, taken from The Zoology of the Voyage of HMS Beagle, by Charles Darwin, published in five parts between 1838 and 1843."
Target Audience: Ages: 008-012.
Description: 29 unnumbered pages : facsimiles, illustrations (some color), maps [1 foldout] ; 31 cm
Responsibility: written by A.J. Wood and Clint Twist ; including extracts from the works of Charles Darwin, illustrated.

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This well conceived book traces the voyage of Darwin on the Beagle, using zoological plates from his work, colorful maps, a genealogical table, and facsimile documents.

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Nice book to add to the library collection.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-05-27) Very Good Permalink

Reading this book is like reading one of Darwin's travel diaries.  There are pictures, tickets in envelopes,  handwritten notes, and glorious illustrations.  A fantastic book to put in the hands of a class going to the Galapagos Islands.  may have issues with easily lost small...
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