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The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication - Vol.1

by Charles Darwin

Condition: Good


London: John Murray, 1890. Second edition, seventh thousand. xiv, 473pp illustrated with wood engravings. Some loss to spine head and base lightly rubbed. Internal hinges cracked otherwise very good throughout.. Second Edition, Revised. Cloth, Hardcover. Good. 195x135mm.

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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