A recent addition to the Libraries’ Galaxy of Images are two images from Darwin’s manuscript papers, from the Dibner Library, including Holograph manuscript, page 242, from Darwin’s On the origin of species.
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William Dampier was an explorer and amateur scientist and a bit of a pirate. According to Wikipedia, his expededitions’ findings may have influenced men as diverse as Charles Darwin, James Cook Daniel Defoe, and Horatio Nelson.
I’m just grateful to be a few branches above the mud-fish, although I’m feeling a little sorry and perplexed about the bad luck of the mud fish, sans hyphen.
Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel, Kunstformen der Natur , 1899-1904, Batrachia I may be hopping on the bandwagon a little late this month, but the Libraries has a plethora of more »
“The most important single book in science”—Bern Dibner, Heralds of Science One hundred fifty years ago, in November 1859, Charles Darwin’s On the origin of species was published. The 1,250 more »
Within the span of about a month, the Dibner Library received two separate inquiries about our lone manuscript page from the draft of the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin. more »
Mannen van beteekenis in onze dagen ; — d. 6, 1876?, Portrait of Charles Darwin This well-attended event at the National Museum of Natural History on September 12, 2009, featured more »