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The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

by Darwin, Charles

Condition: Used - Very Good


John Murray. Used - Very Good. 2Vols. 1875 2nd. ed.4th thousand. Ex library with usual markings.Tape labels at bottom of spine.original green embossed cloth.all corners bumped and worn, cloth at top and botton of spine worn. Endpapers through to title pages foxed. Text is unmarked. For pictures/information please message us. Ships from UK in 48 hours or less (usually same day). Your purchase helps support the African Children's Educational Trust (A-CET). Book has been well cared for. 100% money back guarantee. We are a world class secondhand bookstore based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and specialize in high quality textbooks across an enormous variety of subjects. We aim to provide a vast range of textbooks, rare and collectible books at a great price. Through our work with A-CET we have helped give hundreds of young people in Africa the vital chance to get an education. We provide a 100% money back guarantee and are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest standards of service in the bookselling industry.

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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