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The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication by  Charles DARWIN - Hardcover - 1882. - from Bow Windows Bookshop and Biblio.com

The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication

by DARWIN, Charles

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London: John Murray, 1882.. Second edition, fifth thousand, two volumes, 8vo. 43 illustrations in the text. Original gilt titled green cloth, very mild rubbing to corners otherwise a lovely set. Freeman 883.
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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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