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|Genre/Form:||Records and correspondence
|Named Person:||Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Darwin; Frederick Burkhardt
|Notes:||A chart of the Wedgwood and Darwin's family tree on front end papers and a map of the voyage of the Beagle on back end papers.
"The letters in this volume have been selected from the first seven volumes of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin published by Cambridge University Press (1985-91)"--Editor's note, page xxiv.
|Description:||xxvi, 249 pages ; 23 cm|
|Responsibility:||edited by Frederick Burkhardt.|
The Cambridge edition of The Correspondence of Charles Darwin (winner of the first Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters) has been hailed as 'a monumental, beautiful edition' and 'one of the triumphs, in scope and excellence, of post-war publishing'. This selection compiled by the editor of the Correspondence, and with a foreword by Stephen Jay Gould, makes these engaging letters newly available to general readers.