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Charles Darwin: Voyaging

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1996

Seller ID: 2198268

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Minimal pencil marginalia. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 605 pp. Few lives of great men offer so much interest--and so many mysteries--as the life of Charles Darwin, the greatest figure of nineteenth-century science, whose ideas are still inspiring discoveries and controversies more than a hundred years after his death. Yet only now, with the publication of Voyaging, the first of two volumes that will constitute the definitive biography, do we have a truly vivid and comprehensive picture of Darwin as man and as scientist. Drawing upon m... View more info

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Charles Darwin: A Biography, in Two Volumes -- Voyaging; The Power of Place

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1996

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2064117

Condition: Near Fine


Includes both volumes (Voyaging & The Power of Place). 3rd printing. Both volumes in exceptional condition. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 605; 591 pp. Voyaging: Few lives of great men offer so much interest--and so many mysteries--as the life of Charles Darwin, the greatest figure of nineteenth-century science, whose ideas are still inspiring discoveries and controversies more than a hundred years after his death. Yet only now, with the publication of Voyaging, the first of two volumes that will constitute the definitive biography, do we have a truly... View more info

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Charles Darwin: The Power of Place

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2198269

Condition: Very Good


3rd printing. Minimal pencil marginalia. 2002 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 591 pp. In 1858, Charles Darwin was forty-nine years old, a gentleman scientist living quietly at Down House in the Kent countryside. He was not yet a focus of debate; his big book on species still lay on his desk as a manuscript. For more than twenty years he had been accumulating material for it, puzzling over the questions that it raised, trying to bring it to a satisfactory conclusion, and wanting to be certain that his startling theory of evolution was correct.It is at this point t... View more info