1891 1ed Charles Darwin Volcanic Islands Volcano Geology Evolution Beagle MAPS

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

 

First published in 1844 following the successes of Charles Darwin’s second voyage on the ‘Beagle’, ‘Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands’ was one of the most important works of geology from the mid-19th-century. This book recounts many of Darwin’s findings and discoveries in Cape Verde, Ascension Island, Saint Helena, and the Galapagos Islands.

 

It also was one of the first books to discuss the physical change and melting process of magma and volcanic eruption. A rare first American edition of an important book on geology and volcanology.

 

A rare first American edition

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1891 1ed Charles Darwin Volcanic Islands Volcano Geology Evolution Beagle MAPS

 

“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

 

First published in 1844 following the successes of Charles Darwin’s second voyage on the ‘Beagle’, ‘Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands’ was one of the most important works of geology from the mid-19th-century. This book recounts many of Darwin’s findings and discoveries in Cape Verde, Ascension Island, Saint Helena, and the Galapagos Islands.

 

It also was one of the first books to discuss the physical change and melting process of magma and volcanic eruption. A rare first American edition of an important book on geology and volcanology.

 

A rare first American edition

 

Item number: #10205

Price: $499

 

DARWIN, Charles

 

Geological Observations on the Volcanic Islands and Parts of South America Visited during the Voyage of H.M.S. ‘Beagle’

 

New York: Appleton & Co., 1891. First American edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [xiii], 648, [12]
    • 5 folded plates, 2 folding maps, some intext illustrations
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5.5in (20.5cm x 13cm)

 

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10205

Category

Authors

DARWIN, Charles

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete