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Darwin, Charles
A GROUP OF PERIODICALS INCLUDING CONTRIBUTIONS BY OR RELATING TO DARWIN, COMPRISING:
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Darwin, Charles
A GROUP OF PERIODICALS INCLUDING CONTRIBUTIONS BY OR RELATING TO DARWIN, COMPRISING:
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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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Darwin, Charles
A GROUP OF PERIODICALS INCLUDING CONTRIBUTIONS BY OR RELATING TO DARWIN, COMPRISING:
i) 'Sketch of the surveying voyages of his Majesty’s ships Adventure and Beagle, 1825-1836'
in: The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London (Vol. 6, 1836), where Darwin is described as “a zealous volunteer”, folding maps and plans, half calf over marbled boards;

ii) [Notes on Rhea Americana and Rhae darwinii] (Part V, pp.35-36) and 'Remarks upon the Habits of the Genera Geospiza, Camarhynchus, Cactornis, and Certhidea of Gould'  (Part V, p.49)
in: Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London (1837-1839), 3 parts (V-VII) in one volume, calf backed marbled boards, spine gilt in compartments, speckled edges [Freeman 1643-1644, with above titles];

iii) Another copy, part V only, three-quarter green morocco (mislabelled Part IV on spine);

iv) 'On British fossil Lepadidae'
in: The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society (Vol. 4, No. 24, 1 November 1850), original printed wrappers [Freeman 1679], some loss to wrappers at foot of spine;

v) 'On the Action of Sea-water on the germination of seeds'
in: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society. Botany (Vol. 1, No. 3, 1 November 1856), original printed wrappers, [Freeman 1694], mostly unopened;

vi) Owen, Richard. 'Art. VIII - On the Origin of Species...By Charles Darwin....[&c.]'
in: The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal for January, 1860… April, 1860 (Vol. 111, No. 226, April 1860), modern half calf over marbled boards, some library stamps;

vii) 'On the so-called “Auditory-Sac” of Cirripedes'
in: The Natural History Review (No. 9, January 1863), with the preliminaries for volume 2 as issued, 2pp. publisher’s adverts at front, 20pp. publishers adverts and 4pp. folding advert at end, original printed wrappers [Freeman 1722];

viii) 'On the existence of two forms, and on their reciprocal sexual relation, in several species of the genus Linum'
in: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society. Botany (Vol. 7, No. 26, 13 May 1863), original printed wrappers [Freeman 1723], lower wrapper nearly detached;

ix) 'Queries about expression for anthropological inquiry'
in: Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution… (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1868), original purple cloth [Freeman 874], spine faded;

x) 'Notes on the Fertilization of Orchids'
in: The Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Vol. 4, No. 21, September 1869), later brown paper wrappers preserving original contents (pasted on upper wrapper) [Freeman 1748];

all 8vo, occasional spotting, some light wear to wrappers, where present, some rubbing to bindings (10)


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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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