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[DARWIN]. POULTON, Edward B.

Charles Darwin and the theory of natural selection.   London, Paris, & Melbourne: Cassell and Company, 1896.

8vo. viii, [9]-224 pp., plus Frontispiece photographic portrait. Original publisher's cloth from "The Century Science Series", edited by Sir Henry E. Roscoe. $75.00

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.


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