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The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication. [Complete in 2 Volumes]

by Darwin, Charles

Condition: Very Good


New York: D. Appleton. Authorized Edition and Second Edition. Complete in 2 volumes. Half-bound in rust leather and marbled paper-covered boards. Vol. 1: Few small spots on spine, Very Good. Vol. 2: Chipping at head of spine, Very Good. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1896.
Multi-volume Set

The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication is a book written by Charles Darwin that was first published in January 1868. A large proportion of the book contains detailed information on the domestication of animals and plants but it also contains in Chapter XXVII a description of Darwin's theory of heredity which he called pangenesis.




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