On the Origin of Species
The Illustrated EditionBook - 2011
Now in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings Darwin's 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.
Publisher: New York : 2011
Branch Call Number: ANF 576.82 DARW
Characteristics: 544 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: The origin of the species