|Publisher||THE HERITAGE PRESS|
The Heritage Press, NY, the special contents of this edition copyright 1957 by The George Macy Companies, Inc. Oversized book. Very good condition ex-libris with green library binding with decorations, minimal marking and card removed in rear. “Journal of Researches by Charles Darwin Into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited During the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle, under the Command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N.,“ One of the most important voyages of the nineteenth century, the information gathered by Darwin on this extended journey begun when he was 22 became the basis and inspiration for his Theory of Evolution and his book, On the Origin of Species. An account of the adventures of a brilliant young scientist. Wood engravings by Robert Gibbings, and an introduction by Gavin de Beer. Facsimiles of some original illustrations and diagrams were specially engraved for this edition by Ralph Beedham. Notes and Index. 489 pages.