New York and London:, Garland, 1985. : 1985
Seller ID: BL1509
Series: Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, Vol. 369. 4to. 690 pp. Port. of Darwin, index; small tick-mark in one margin, otherwise clean. Red cloth, gilt-stamped spine title. Burndy bookplate. Near fine. ISBN: 0824092244 First edition, noting that a 46-page supplement, with a reprinting the original, was issued in 1994. Frederick Burkhardt was for many years the President Emeritus of the American Council of Learned Societies. His decades of work on The Correspondence of Charles Darwin constituted a signal example of dedication to a demanding and ambitious scholarly enterprise. He wa... View More...
[London:, The Royal Society, 1968]. : 1968
Seller ID: RH1064
8vo. 118 pp. Illustrated 16 plates. Cream blue stamped printed wrappers. Very good. Whole volume offered, several other articles (on Henry Oldenburg, Richard Price, Sir Charles Sherrington, Douglas McKie) make up the full issue. View More...
New York:, Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. : 1995
Seller ID: S11301
Thick 8vo. xiii, 605 pp. Frontispiece, bibliography, index. Quarter gilt-stamped gold cloth over gilt-stamped yellow paper-backed boards, dust-jacket; jacket with small nick to corner, otherwise fine. ISBN: 0394579429 FIRST EDITION. "Janet Browne's definitive. . . biography. . . will not be matched in breadth, depth, insight, or joy in reading" (Reidy, Kroll, & Conway, p. 133). "There are innumerable studies of Darwin, facetiously referred to as the 'Darwin industry.' However, there are some that stand out. The best biography of Darwin was written by Janet Browne. Hers is a wonderful and wond... View More...
26 cm.135 pp. One musical score, index; very few ink underlined sections. Original printed wrappers; bit soiled and crinkled. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Various articles that tell the story of DARWIN. Contents: R.J. Berry, Happy is the man that findeth wisdom; R.B. Freeman, The Darwin Family; Keith Stewart Thomson & Stan P. Rachootin, Turning points in Darwin's life; Frederick Burkhardt, Darwin and the biological establishment; Frederick B. Churchill, Darwin and the Historian; John Austin Baker, Humanity and nature; R.H. Brady, Dogma and doubt; James R. Moore, Charles Darwin lies in Westmin... View More...