1875 1st ed Charles Darwin Insectivorous Plants Carnivorous Botany Evolution

DARWIN, Charles

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“One general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die.”

― Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species

 

A rare first American edition of Charles Darwin’s “Insectivorous Plants”. This book was a study of Darwin’s experiments and observations on carnivorous plants, paying special attention to the conditions in which they lived. His most important finding was that these insect-eating plants only reacted to the movements of animals, not the prodding of a researcher. He also discovered many of the different ways these plants catch their prey, such as sticky substances, or hinged mouth-like leaves.

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1875 1st ed Charles Darwin Insectivorous Plants Carnivorous Botany Evolution

 

“One general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die.”

― Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species

 

A rare first American edition of Charles Darwin’s “Insectivorous Plants”. This book was a study of Darwin’s experiments and observations on carnivorous plants, paying special attention to the conditions in which they lived. His most important finding was that these insect-eating plants only reacted to the movements of animals, not the prodding of a researcher. He also discovered many of the different ways these plants catch their prey, such as sticky substances, or hinged mouth-like leaves.

 

Item number: #10208

Price: $550

 

DARWIN, Charles

 

Insectivorous Plants

 

New York: Appleton and Co., 1875. First American edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [x], 462, [9]
  • References: Freeman 1238
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5.5in (20.5cm x 14cm)

 

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10208

Categories

Botany, Gardening, & Herbals

Medicine & Science

Authors

DARWIN, Charles

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete