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The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication by  Charles Darwin - Hardcover - First American - 1868 - from Breck Bartholomew Natural History Books and Biblio.com

The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

by Darwin, Charles

Condition: Very Good-


Vol. 1: iv, 494 pages, (6); Vol. 2: 568 pages (8).

Freeman 879 - First American Edition with a preface by Asa Gray. Previous owner's signature on flyleaf, dated 1874, as well as another previous owner's stamp and a bookstore (Acres of Books) stamp in volume 2. No other library marks except label on spine.

Proceeds from the sale of this book go to The Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles


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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