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Emma Darwin:  A Century of Family Letters, Vols I & II

Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, Vols I & II

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Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, Vols I & II

by Litchfield, Henrietta, ed

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Very Good; faded spine, Vol 1 has slight tear in tissue protecting frontispiece, frontispiece picture of Emma is detached. Some pages (pedigrees in Vol 2) uncut.

The first rst American edition of Henrietta Emma Litchfield's famous biography and collection of Darwin family letters. Henrietta ("Etty") was Charles and Emma Darwin's fourth child.

This work contains a large number of letters from
Charles, as well as from other family members, and has been an invaluable source of information about Darwin's family and daily life and thoughts. It was at first privately printed and circulated among family and friends. This is the first published edition.

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A first edition of Henrietta Emma Litchfield's famous biography and collection of Darwin family letters: an invaluable source of information about her father Charles Darwin's family and daily life and thoughts.

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Bookseller
Setton Book Collection US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
41
Title
Emma Darwin: A Century of Family Letters, Vols I & II
Author
Litchfield, Henrietta, ed
Format/Binding
Blue cloth, gilt-stamped title, publisher, decorations
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
D. Appleton and Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1915
Pages
289 and 326
Size
6" x 9"
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Charles Darwin, Darwin family, Josiah Wedgewood, Wedgewood family, Allen family, biography, 19th century English life, 19th century science
Bookseller catalogs
Intellectual History;

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