The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 13, 1865by Charles Darwin
Pub. Date: 02/24/2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Volume 13 contains letters for 1865, the year Charles Darwin published his long paper on climbing plants and continued work on his book, The Variation of Plants and Animals under Domestication. 1865 was also the year when Robert FitzRoy committed suicide; Joseph Dalton Hooker became director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; and Charles Lyell and John Lubbock quarrelled over an alleged incident of plagiarism. The volume includes a supplement of over 100 letters discovered or redated since the series began publication, including a fascinating collection written when Darwin was 12.
Table of ContentsList of illustrations; List of letters; Introduction; Acknowledgments; List of provenances; Note on editorial policy; Darwin/Wedgwood genealogy; Abbreviations and symbols; The Correspondence, 1865; Supplement to the Correspondence, 1822–1864; Appendix I. Translations; Appendix II. Chronology; Appendix III. Diplomas; Appendix IV. Note on Darwin's health; Appendix V. The Lyell–Lubbock dispute; Manuscript alterations and comments; Biographical register and index to correspondents; Bibliography; Notes on manuscript sources; Index.
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