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    DescriptionNow in paperback, this richly illustrated edition of Charles Darwin's paradigm-shattering masterpiece brings his life and controversial theories into full view. Edited and with an introduction by award-winning science journalist David Quammen, it features more than 300 illustrations, including paintings, personal photographs, botanical and zoological studies and newspaper engravings. Excerpts from Darwin's other works (especially "The Voyage of the Beagle") and facsimile pages from his letters and diaries invite readers to experience Darwin's journey and scientific breakthrough.


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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: Paperback
    Number of pages: 560
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 1,950 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781402789595
    ISBN 10: 1402789599
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.1
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/19CNTY
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: PSAJ
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BIC subject category V2: BGT
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Libri: ENGM4500, ABST2020, ENTW3500, EVOL5000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16730
    DC22: 576.82
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A60280000
    BISAC V2.8: SCI027000
    DC22: 576.8/2
    DC23: 576.82
    LC classification: QH365 .O2 2011
    Thema V1.0: PSAJ, DNBT
    Edition
    Illustrated
    Edition statement
    Illustrated edition
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes illustrations, includes photographs
    Publisher
    Sterling Publishing Co Inc
    Imprint name
    STERLING
    Publication date
    04 October 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    David Quammen is an award-winning science, nature and travel writer whose work has appeared in publications such as National Geographic, Harper's, Rolling Stone and the New York Times Book Review. He is a Rhodes Scholar and has also garnered a Guggenheim Fellowship, as well as winning the John Burroughs Medal for nature writing. He has also written several other books.
    Review quote
    Praise for the hardcover edition "The most influential book in science gets a face-lift with some amazing graphics and Quammen's erudite editing."--"Library Journal" (The Best Sci-Tech books of 2008) "The perfect way to become acquainted with the authentic voice of the greatest biologist of all time, in a context provided by one of the finest scientific writers of today."--Gregory A. Petsko, "European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Journal"