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    DescriptionThis year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin's "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life". In his landmark study, Darwin theorised that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural selection. These ideas flew in the face of long-held beliefs and the book immediately became one of the most controversial scientific works in history - and it still remains so today. Now, for the first time, Darwin's classic is fully and handsomely illustrated with over 350 illustrations and photographs, many of them in brilliant colour. Reproductions from Darwin's "The Voyage of the Beagle", appear throughout in addition to brief excerpts from his letters, diaries and correspondence - bringing both Darwin the man and his revolutionary discovery to life.


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    Title
    On the Origin of Species
    Subtitle
    The Illustrated Edition
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Darwin, Edited by David Quammen
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 560
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 2,200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781402756399
    ISBN 10: 1402756399
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.1
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: PSAJ
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: SCI034000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16730
    DC22: 576.82
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A33143000, A50120000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000, SCI027000
    DC22: 576.8/2
    LC classification: QH365 .O2 2008
    Thema V1.0: PSAJ
    Edition
    Illustrated
    Edition statement
    Illustrated
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes illustrations, includes photographs
    Publisher
    Sterling Publishing Co Inc
    Imprint name
    STERLING
    Publication date
    07 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York