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Charles Darwin's The Life of Erasmus Darwin available in Hardcover
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- Cambridge University Press
In observation of the bicentenary of Erasmus Darwin's death, Cambridge is publishing this collection of personal writings by his grandson Charles. This is the first unabridged publication of a book by Charles Darwin, and it contains a series of illuminating insights into his grandfather's life and work. With quotations from letters and candid comments by Charles Darwin about his books; and free of the conventions of scientific writing; this small volume of personal observations illuminates the life of a distinguished scientist as seen by his accomplished successor.
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.55(d)|
Table of Contents
Introduction; Synopsis; Charles Darwin's preface; The Life of Erasmus Darwin by Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin's references; Notes on the text.
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"This fascinating work should appeal to historians of science." Choice
"King-Hele has become the leading authority on Charles Darwin's grandfather, Erasmus Darwin...King-Hele illuminates both lives simultaneously." Journal of the History of Biology