London, Paris, & Melbourne: Cassell and Company, 1896. 8vo. viii, -224 pp., plus 16 pages of advertisements. FIRST EDITION. Frontispiece photographic portrait. Original publisher's cloth from "The Century Science Series", edited by Sir Henry E. Roscoe. Item #3377
First edition of this scientific biography of Darwin from The Century Science Series, edited by Sir Henry E. Roscoe. It contains the first publication of Darwin's correspondence with Professor Meldola. Poulton, a British zoologist and professor at Oxford, was a specialist on mimicry in butterflies and a committed Darwinian.