Letters from Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1843-1862
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Letters from Joseph Hooker to Charles Darwin, with some of Hooker's notes included. This volume covers the start of the Hooker-Darwin correspondence when in 1843 Hooker, who had returned from an expedition to the Antarctic with James Clark Ross, was approached about working on Darwin's collection of plants from the Beagle voyage.
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