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On the origin of species by means of natural selection : or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life

Author: Charles Darwin; J F Duthie; William Hopkins
Publisher: London : John Murray, Albemarle Street, 1859.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin; J F Duthie; William Hopkins
OCLC Number: 30420814
Notes: First ed., first issue.
Two quotations on p. [ii] (verso of half title); advertisements at end (32 p.) dated June 1859.
NLM Library ownership stamp on t.p.: "Library, Surgeon General's Office, Dec 27 1910"; accession no. written there: 209143.
NLM copy registered with Darwin Census (#10226).
Includes index.
Description: ix, [1], 502, 32 p., [1] folded leaf of plate : diag. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
I. Variation under domestication --
II. Variation under nature --
III. Struggle for existence --
IV. Natural selection --
V. Laws of variation --
VI. Difficulties on theory --
VII. Instinct --
VIII. Hybridism --
IX. On the imperfection of the geological record --
X. On the geological succession of organic beings --
XI. Geographical distribution --
XII. Geographical distribution- continued --
XIII. Mutual affinities of organic beings; morphology: embryology: rudimentary organs --
XIV. Recapitulation and conclusion --
Index.
Responsibility: by Charles Darwin, M.A. ...

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