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Charles Darwin: The Power of Place

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A Knopf: 2002

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011413

ISBN: 0679429328

Condition: Fine


Continuing where Charles Darwin: Voyaging (1995) left off, the British science historian completes her brilliant two-volume biography . . . A richly detailed, vivid, and definitive portrait with not a word wasted: the best life of Charles Darwin in the modern literature. [Kirkus Reviews]No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 591 pages; with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Illustrations. View more info

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Charles Darwin: A Biography, Vol. 1 - Voyaging

By: Browne, Janet

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011602

ISBN: 0394579429

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 605 pages; with chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustrations. Drawing upon much new material, supported by an unmatched acquaintance with both the intellectual setting and the voluminous sources, Janet Browne has at last been able to unravel the central enigma of Darwin's career: how did this amiable young gentleman, born into a prosperous provincial English family, grow into a thinker capable of challenging the most basic principles of religion and science... View more info