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[Catnach, James]
"DR. DARWIN". CATNACH PRESS, [C.1860-80]
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[Catnach, James]
"DR. DARWIN". CATNACH PRESS, [C.1860-80]
LOT SOLD. 688 GBP
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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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[Catnach, James]
"DR. DARWIN". CATNACH PRESS, [C.1860-80]
broadside ballad in two columns on single leaf, 235 x 160mm, woodcut vignette, mounted, framed and glazed
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Literature

Grolier Club, Darwin (2004), p. 35

Catalogue Note

A ballad lampooning Darwin's theory of evolution through natural selection, particularly as it applies to human ancestry. The ballad was printed by the Catnach Press, founded by James Catnach around 1813-1814. The press specialised in chapbooks, children's books and broadside ballads "on every passing event" (DNB).

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London