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On the Origin of Species : The Illustrated Edition

By: Charles Darwin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Sterling: 2011

Edition: Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: 9781402789595

ISBN: 1402789599

Condition: Nerw


Now in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings his life and controversial theories into full view. Edited and with an introduction by award-winning science journalist David Quammen, it features more than 300 illustrations, including paintings, personal photographs, botanical and zoological studies and newspaper engravings. Excerpts from Darwin's other works (especially "The Voyage of the Beagle") and facsimile pages from his letters and diaries invite readers to experience Darwin's journey and scientific breakthrough. View more info

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On the Origin of Species [Macmillan Collector's Library]

By: Charles Darwin

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Macmillan: 2017

Seller ID: 9781509827695

ISBN: 1509827692

Condition: New


On the Origin of Species outlines Charles Darwin's world-changing theory that life on Earth had not been brought into being by a creator, but had arisen from a single common ancestor and had evolved over time through the process of natural selection. Received with both enthusiasm and hostility on its publication, it triggered a seismic shift in our understanding of humanity's place in the natural world. It is not only a brilliant work of science but also a clear, vivid, sometimes moving piece of popular writing that reflects both Darwin's genius and his boundless enthusiasm for our planet and ... View more info

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The Origin of Species [Collins Classics]

By: Charles Darwin

Price: $5.99

Publisher: UK, William Collins: 2012

Seller ID: 9780007902231

ISBN: 0007902239

Condition: New


HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. `How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! how short his time! and consequently how poor will his products be, compared with those accumulated by nature during whole geological periods.' Still considered one of the most important and groundbreaking works of science ever written, Darwin's eminently readable exploration of the evolutionary process challenged most of the strong beliefs of the Western world. Forced to question the idea of the Creator, mid-nineteenth century readers were faced with Darwin... View more info

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The Selfish Gene [40th Anniversary Edition]

By: Richard Dawkins

Price: $24.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2016

Edition: 40th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 9780198788607

ISBN: 0198788606

Condition: New


The million copy international bestseller, critically acclaimed and translated into over 25 languages. Still as relevant and influential today as ever, The Selfish Gene has become a classic exposition of evolutionary thought. Professor Dawkins articulates a gene's eye view of evolution that not only brought the insights of Neo-Darwinism to a wide audience, but galvanised the biology community, generating much debate and stimulating whole new areas of research. This 30th anniversary edition includes a new introduction from the author as well as the original prefaces and foreword, and extracts f... View more info