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Wallace (Alfred Russel)

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE THEORY OF NATURAL SELECTION

A Series of Essays

Published: MacMillan and Co., London, 1870

Edition: First

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1870 first edition. Half leather with marbled boards. Raised bands on the spine. Somerset-East Library imprint on lower spine. Exilibrary markings inside book. 384 pages.

On the Law which has regulated the introduction of New Species. On the Tendency of varieties to depart indefinitely from their original type. Mimicry and other protective resemblances among animals. The Malayan Papilionidae, or swallow-tailed butterflies, as illustrative of the theory of natural selection. On instinct in man and animals. The philosophy of bird's nests. Creation by law. The development of human races under the law of natural selection. The limits of natural selection as applied to man.

  • Binding Condition: Good
  • Overall Condition: Good
  • Size: 13 x 18 cm
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