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Matthew, Patrick
ON NAVAL TIMBER AND ARBORICULTURE... EDINBURGH: ADAM BLACK, 1831
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351
Matthew, Patrick
ON NAVAL TIMBER AND ARBORICULTURE... EDINBURGH: ADAM BLACK, 1831
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Matthew, Patrick
ON NAVAL TIMBER AND ARBORICULTURE... EDINBURGH: ADAM BLACK, 1831
8vo, FIRST EDITION, half-title, original brown cloth, printed lettering piece on spine, minor spotting, tear to A7, ownership stamps, extremities slightly bumped
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Literature

Norman 1457

Catalogue Note

In the appendix to this work, Patrick Matthew (1790-1874), a Scottish fruit grower and timber merchant, presented a statement of the concept of evolution through natural selection. This anticipates Darwin's Origin by nearly three decades.

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

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London