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'Descent of man' first edition: scraps, many marked 'Man'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 80
Descent Portfolios 1st edn, Scraps (including Man):
Descent Portfolios 1st edn, Scraps (including Man):

Scope and Contents

This volume comprises scraps used for the first edition, index of books used, references to articles, cuttings and letters. Contents as follows: DAR 80: A1-A18: 'Scraps Descent of Man'; DAR 80: B1-B139: notes, many marked 'Man'; DAR 80: B140-B147: indexed books and pamphlets; DAR 80: B148 works on 'Mind and Moral Sense'. DAR 80: B91 comprises a diagram of primate descent, a significant development in Darwin's views on human descent.


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1 volume(s)

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Finding aid date

2012-06-13 14:14:26+00:00

Repository Details

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