Darwin's complete unabridged work of evolution with special introduction by Ray Comfort. Great for collectors.
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It's hard to talk about The Origin of Species without making statements that seem overwrought and fulsome. But it's true: this is indeed one of the most important and influential books ever written, and it is one of the very few groundbreaking works of science that is truly readable.
To a certain extent it suffers from the Hamlet problem--it's full of clichés! Or what are now clichés, but which Darwin was the first to pen. Natural selection, variation, the struggle for existence, survival of the fittest: it's all in here.
Darwin's friend and "bulldog" T.H. Huxley said upon reading the Origin, "How extremely stupid of me not to have thought of that." Alfred Russel Wallace had thought of the same theory of evolution Darwin did, but it was Darwin who gathered the mass of supporting evidence--on domestic animals and plants, on variability, on sexual selection, on dispersal--that swept most scientists before it. It's hardly necessary to mention that the book is still controversial: Darwin's remark in his conclusion that "Light will be thrown on the origin of man and his history" is surely the pinnacle of British understatement. --Mary Ellen CurtinBook Description:
Jim Endersby's major scholarly edition debunks some of the myths that surround Darwin's book, and expores how it was originally written, published and read. Endersby provides a very readable introduction to this classic text and a level of scholarly apparatus unmatched by any other edition.
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Book Description Bridge Logos Foundation, Alachua, FL., 2009. Softcover. Book Condition: New. 150th Anniversary Edition. All the books pages appear to be clean, white, and crisp. Light shelf and corner wear. Binding is still in good condition. 298 pp. Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 33. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN: 0882709194. ISBN/EAN: 9780882709192. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: ABE316025016. Bookseller Inventory # ABE316025016
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Book Description Bridge-logos Foundation, 2009. Softbound. Book Condition: NEW. 298pp The anniversary abridged edition of Charles Darwin's most famous work.[Publisher]. Bookseller Inventory # 69586
Book Description Bridge-Logos Foundation, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110882709194