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Title: The movements and habits of climbing plants. 2nd edition, revised. With illustrations.
Description: New York, D. Appleton and Company, 1897. 8vo. W. 13 text woodcuts. Contemp. brownish red publ. cloth, spine giltlettered, upper cover ruled and st. in black. (VIII, 208 (207/8 index) VIII (Advertisements D. Appleton) pp.). Freeman, 849: Printed from stereos of Freeman 836 (London, 1875). In all 6th printing from stereos since 1876.: Freeman & Barrett, Coll. Works, vol. 18, p. 5 (Preface): 'Darwin's new hothouses at Down House were built early in 1862. For the next three years ... he was able to observe mutation in climbing plants both in these houses and in his study ...This little book gives a marvellous impression of Darwin as an experimental scientist, practising a great deal of watching, a little touching, and a lot of measurement. It also contains much less than some of his works of the observations of others.': A very good copy.

Keywords: darwinism botany biology Toon Darwinism natural selection evolution evolutionary processes stereotypes stereotyping

Price: EUR 240.00 = appr. US$ 260.84 Seller: Antiquariaat B.M.Israel B.V.
- Book number: 692